Liberty County shooting victim dies, suspect to be charged

A man who was shot in Liberty County Thursday night has died. Sheriff Steve Sikes said James Stewart, 30, died just after 2 p.m. Saturday. Stewart was shot once in the head.

Stewart was found in a ditch near the intersection of Elam Road and Highway 196. Marquana Jasper of Ludowici made her first court appearance Saturday morning. She’s currently charged with aggravated assault and was denied bond. However, in light of Stewart’s death, the Sheriff said a warrant will be issued Monday morning seeking a felony murder charge against Jasper.

WJCL News.

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