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Thomaston PD Asking for Public's Help In Finding a Murder Suspect

THOMASTON - Thomaston Police Department is currently investigating a Homicide that occurred at the Wellington Place Apartments, in Thomaston, Georgia. During a home invasion on the evening of December 1st, 2020, two men entered a residence on Wellington Dr. to commit a robbery at which time they shot and killed the victim, Michael Gates.

Jakari Daniel, aka “Byrd”, is wanted in connection with this Homicide and is considered armed and dangerous. Daniel is a 26-year-old black male, approximately 160 lbs., between the height of 5’08 and 5’09. Daniel has facial tattoos to include a cross in the middle of his forehead.

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Jakari Daniel, we strongly urge you to contact the Thomaston Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 706-647-5455 immediately.

Submitted 1.22.21