Authorities ID Norcross man as suspect in Greene County homicide

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation obtained arrest warrants for Deron Demond Bell, 20, of Norcross.  The GBI, Greene County Sheriff’s Office, and the U.S. Marshals Service have been looking for Bell in connection with the murder of Joseph Lee Briggs, Jr. on I-20 on April 9.

The Greene County Sheriff's Office has requested Georgia Bureau of Investigation assistance in a murder investigation, officials said.

Greene County law enforcement filed the request hours after finding a 30-year-old man dead with multiple gunshot wounds on Interstate 20.

Officials said, on April 9, deputies responded to a call about a crash on I-20 and found Joseph Lee Briggs Jr., 30, of Manning, South Carolina, dead of apparent multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators said preliminary information reveals Briggs Jr. while driving on I-20 in Greensboro, Georgia, was a victim of road rage. 

The GBI investigation remains active and ongoing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Greene County Sheriff’s Office at 706-453-3551 or the GBI Region 6 office in Milledgeville, Georgia, at 478-445-4173

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