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Grovetown Man Charged with Murder in Hazelnut Drive Homicide


Grovetown Public Safety have charged 19-year-old Emonte Foster in last week’s shooting death on Hazelnut Drive.

   Foster was originally wanted for questioning in the Tuesday homicide that took place on the 300 block of Hazelnut Drive in Grovetown, authorities said.

After a four-day investigation, police arrested Foster for allegedly killing Milton Heath. Around 1 a.m. Saturday, Foster was taken into custody and charged with murder and weapon possession.

   Last Tuesday, Public safety officers responded to the 300 block of Hazelnut Drive around 9 a.m. for a possible gunshot victim. Once inside the home, they discovered a victim deceased from gunshot wounds, according to GDPS Lt. Allison Foster.

Note: If you have a photo of Milton Heath to share, please text it to 803-487-3224.

Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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