Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Scott Arrested in PTC Red Room Murder Case

With the assistance of the Fairburn Police Department, JEREMY SCOTT, age 22, of Elder Street, Fairburn, Ga. was arrested today for FELONY MURDER and AGGRAVATED ASSAULT. He is being held at the Fayette County Jail awaiting a Magistrate Court appearance scheduled for July 9th, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. The Fayette County Magistrate Court is located in the Fayette County Court House, 1 Center Drive, Fayetteville, Ga.

On Saturday, June 28, 2008, at approximately 2:36 a.m., the Peachtree City Police Department responded to a report of a fight in progress call at the Red Room located in the West Park Walk Shopping Center. Officers received a report that two subjects were physically assaulted by an unknown person(s) when they exited the bar. Witnesses at the scene reported that, at the time of the assaults, a crowd had gathered in front of the establishment. One of the injured, Devan Abercrombie (32 years of age) of Hampton, GA, was transported by life flight (helicopter) to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment. On July 5, 2008, the Police Department was notified that at approximately 1:20 p.m., Mr. Abercrombie succumbed to his injuries and died. At the request of the Fayette County Coroner’s Office an autopsy has been ordered by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.

If anyone has information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact the Peachtree City Criminal Investigations Division at 770-631-2510, or the Crime and Narcotics Information Hotline at (770) 487-6010. You may remain anonymous.

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