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Another murder suspect from Barnesville arrested

A second arrest has been made by investigators in the ongoing murder investigation that occurred on Ray Drive in Pike County. Mylidah Harris, a black female from Barnesville, has been arrested for murder and armed robbery. UPDATE: Harris led authorities to the murder weapon, The Herald Gazette has learned. ”Investigators have worked diligently throughout this investigation to identify those responsible for the shooting death of Michael Dawe, a resident of Clayton County,” said investigator Maj. David Neal According to investigators, the name of the second shooting victim will not be released for the safety of his family. The first suspect from Barnesville, Gregory Twymon, 23, was arrested and charged with murder in connection with the Ray Drive shooting. The Journal Reporter has also learned the identity of the 34-year-old man shot dead in a driveway at 54 Ray Dr. south of Meansville. Coroner Terrell Moody identified the dead man as Michael Vincent Dawe, a white male from Forest Park. Neighbors around the scene speculated Dawe died in a drug deal gone bad at the vacant home where his body was found. Pike investigators have been tightlipped regarding the investigation and the identity of a second man wounded at the scene. UPDATE: Twymon was released from Wilcox State Prison on Feb. 20, 2013 after serving only two and a half years of a 20-year sentence for a robbery by force conviction in Dougherty County. That crime occurred on Oct. 2, 2008. UPDATE FROM PIKE SHERIFF’S OFFICE: Pike County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have arrested Gregory Twymon, 23 years of age, from Barnesville in connection with the recent murder investigation stemming from the shooting death on Ray Drive. As of this far the investigation has shown that Twymon is a member of the Bloods street gang and was an active participant in the homicide. He was arrested in Lamar County while operating the vehicle believed to have been used during the crime. Investigators have obtained and served 11 separate search warrants during the investigation and obtained numerous pieces of evidence linking Twymon to the murder. Two other suspects are known to have been involved that are yet to be identified by investigators. Twymon is currently in the Pike County Jail on the following charges, murder, participation in gang activity, aggravated assault (2 counts), illegal use of a telecommunication device, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, armed robbery, criminal attempt possession of methamphetamine and criminal trespassing. Pike County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance throughout this investigation, Zebulon Police Department, Lamar County Sheriff’s Office, Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Barnesville Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. EARLIER UPDATE: Lamar sheriff Brad White confirmed Thursday night that his deputies and GBI agents picked up a ‘person of interest’ in the case Wednesday and turned the subject over to Pike authorities. More as it develops…

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