Cordele Dispatch, Cordele, GA

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February 4, 2014

Authorities in Wilcox investigating apparent murder

Rochelle — Authorities are awaiting results of an autopsy performed Monday on a 28-year-old man apparently murdered Sunday morning. Several injuries were visible on the body of Franz Tarthe when it was found at a Hwy. 233 residence.

One person reportedly is in custody and another was being sought as of late Monday, according to initial reports in which the deceased was believed to have been targeted rather than the victim of an at-random crime.

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