Clinch Count deputy shoots man to death, GBI investigating

A Clinch County deputy shot a man to death Tuesday night on Tomlinson Road about 10 miles northwest of Homerville, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

Vernon McCoy Mathis, 59, of Clinch County, was killed about 9:45 p.m., and the GBI is investigating at the request of Sheriff Winston Peterson, GBI spokeswoman Sherry Lang said.

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