Suspect sought in Jefferson murder

The Jefferson Police Department, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department and the GBI are asking the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection with the early morning murder of a woman whom he knew in Jefferson.

Anthony Tyrone Appling, 42,  is a  Black Male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 270 pounds and should be considered armed and dangerous. He was last seen in Athens where the victim’s vehicle was recovered, the GBI said.

Anyone with information on the Appling is asked to call the Athens Clarke County Police Department at 706-613-3330,  the Jefferson Police Department at (706) 367-5231 or the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477).

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