Remains found in Wilcox County

Published 8:12 am Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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From a press released issued at approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 by Wilcox County Sheriff Robert Rodgers:

“On November 19, 2019 at approximately 3:30 p.m. skeletal remains were found on the side of [U.S.] Hwy 280 east of Pitts in Wilcox County. The remains are believed to be missing person Charles Richard Grimsley Jr. (AKA: Lil Ricky)

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (Region 13 Perry Office ) was contacted to assist the Sheriff’s Office with processing the scene.

Grimsley was reported missing by family members on August 9, 2019. Grimsley had only lived in Wilcox County for a few days before he went missing.

The remains will be sent to the G.B.I. Crime Lab for autopsy. There has been no speculation on the cause of death.”

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.