A 55-year-old Lindale man is charged with murder and other crimes following the death of a Cedartown man on Monday, according to Polk County Police.
Jail records show Kevin B. Millsap is charged with murder, aggravated assault, pointing or aiming a gun or pistol at another, reckless conduct and tampering with evidence (felony), according to Polk County Jail logs.
WGAA 1340 AM’s Andrew Carter confirms the murder charge stemming from Monday’s earlier reports.
WGAA previously reported that:
Police have a suspect in custody in relation to the killing of a Cedartown early Monday morning.
According to Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd, Polk County 911 received a call at 2:10 a.m. Monday to respond to 132 East Point Road for a man not breathing. Dodd said that when EMS arrived, they found the victim on the ground, covered with blood and not breathing.
The man was rushed to Polk Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 2:58 a.m., according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
Brazier said that the victim had “some type of head wound” and that it was the result of an altercation but did not elaborate further, saying more information would be available pending the results of an autopsy.