Two of the three victims found dead at a Georgia country club have been sure and gagged with tape, based on new particulars launched Friday.
A warrant outlined a few of the newest allegations towards Bryan Anthony Rhoden, the suspect in a case that made nationwide headlines after three our bodies have been discovered Saturday on the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, about 30 miles northwest of Atlanta.
Professional golfer Gene Siller, 46, a membership worker, was discovered on the inexperienced of the tenth gap with an obvious gunshot wound to his head about 2:20 p.m. Siller was killed after having seen against the law involving Paul Pierson, 76, of Kansas, and Henry Valdez, 46, of California, Cobb County police stated earlier this week.
“Mr. Siller occurred upon against the law in progress involving the unknown suspect and the 2 deceased males who have been discovered within the pickup truck,” a police assertion stated. “It doesn’t seem he was in any method focused, however slightly was killed as a result of he witnessed an energetic crime happening.”
In keeping with the warrant made public Friday, Rhoden used tape to bind “the fingers, legs, and mouth” of Pierson and Valdez. He additionally drove a Dodge Ram as each males have been within the mattress of the truck, the doc stated.
That was the identical car police found on the inexperienced with the our bodies of the 2 males. They’d died from gunshots and have been discovered within the Ram 3500’s mattress, police stated. The truck belonged to Pierson, based on authorities.
The warrant, nevertheless, didn’t make clear how Rhoden encountered Valdez and Pierson, the place they have been killed or why they have been within the Atlanta suburb. And it didn’t spell out a potential motive for his or her shootings. Neither Pierson nor Valdez appeared to have any connection to the nation membership, police stated.
“We positively really feel assured there was no relationship between the shooter and Mr. Siller,” Cox stated Thursday night time.
Rhoden was arrested about 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Chamblee, a metropolis about 20 miles southwest of Kennesaw, by members of the Cobb County Sheriff’s fugitive unit, U.S. Marshals Service and the Chamblee Police Division, the sheriff’s workplace stated.
He’s being held within the Cobb County Grownup Detention Heart on a number of prices, together with three counts of homicide, three counts of aggravated assault and two counts of kidnapping, officers stated.
The investigation is ongoing.