District attorney’s office gearing up to help resolve unsolved murder cases in Toombs Judicial Circuit

The Toombs Judicial Circuit is gearing up to help law enforcement solve cold murder cases in McDuffie County and elsewhere in the circuit.

District Attorney William “Bill” Doupe´ recently said in addition to prosecuting crimes already on the docket, his office would be another resource to help law enforcement in resolving cold cases.

Doupe´ said when he became district attorney six months ago, he and his staff began conversations about older, unsolved homicides in McDuffie County and throughout the Toombs Judicial Circuit.Read More

Gephardt and Hall round out assistant district attorneys for Toombs Judicial Circuit

Eight is the magic number for the Toombs Judicial Circuit.

District Attorney William “Bill” Doupe´ recently hired two more assistant district attorneys to bring his assistants, who along with a chief assistant attorney and a circuit investigator, make eight people in his office to dispense justice in Glascock, Lincoln, McDuffie, Taliaferro, Warren and Wilkes counties.

Benjamin Gephardt and Graham Hall are the most recent additions to the circuit, and McDuffie County Probate Judge Valerie Burley swore both in on Feb.Read More