Fitzgerald man Commits Suicide after running from police.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued a news release in the death investigation which occurred on Wednesday January 11th in Jeff Davis County. The reports states that at approximately 10:22 pm an office with the Baxley Police Dept. attempted to stop a speeding vehicle. After a brief pursuit that took them into Jeff Davis County the driver lost control an came to rest in a wooded area. The officer heard a gunshot as the approached the vehicle. The Driver George Michael Fletcher Jr. was found in the vehicle with a what appeared to be a gunshot to the head an died at the scene. No officers were injured during the incident. The investigation is ongoing. The body is being transferred to the GBI Medical Examiners office in Macon for an autopsy. Gbi ask if anyone has any information to contact the GBI office at 912-389-4103 or the Jeff Davis SO at 912-375-6600