A Baldwin County grand jury has returned a seven-count indictment against a 35-year-old Milledgeville man in connection with the shooting death of a woman at a local convenience store earlier this year.
The fatal shooting was captured on store surveillance video.
Grand jurors convened last week in Baldwin County Superior Court and returned the multi-count indictment against David Renfro, according to records filed in the Baldwin County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.
The murder, which authorities described as “a random shooting,” claimed the life of 49-year-old Rita “Faye” Heron, who worked as a department manager at the Walmart store in Milledgeville. The shooting was witnessed by two of the victim’s grandchildren, ages 6 and 8, authorities said.
Heron was shot to death just seconds after she walked out of the KC Short Stop, located at 405 Sparta Highway, said Baldwin County Sheriff Bill Massee. The lead detective assigned to the case, Chris Youngblood, provided grand
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A 35-year-old Milledgeville man accused in the execution-style shooting death of a woman at a local store Tuesday afternoon had previously been arrested six times since 2002, The Union-Recorder has learned.
Two of the victim’s grandchildren, an 8-year-old third-grader at an elementary school in Baldwin County, and his 6-year-old sister, a first-grader at the same school, witnessed the tragedy, Baldwin County Sheriff Bill Massee said.
While family and friends continue mourning the loss of Rita “Faye” Heron, they will gather this afternoon (Saturday) to pay their final respects at her funeral. It is set for 4 p.m. in the chapel of Williams Funeral Home in Milledgeville. The Rev. Tim Thomas will officiate.
Family will greet friends and others at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until time for the service, and then immediately after the service.
An educational fund has been set up at Century Bank Trust in Milledgeville. A GoFundMe account has
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