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Investigators dig for evidence in Reid Road murder

Pike County sheriff’s investigators, GBI investigators and members of Pike County Public Works were digging for evidence at a property on East Milner Road Wednesday morning in regards to the 2010 Reid Road murder. ”The investigation that led to this site is in reference to the Reid Road murder,” said sheriff Jimmy Thomas. “New information has surfaced and we believe there is a possibility of evidence here linking this case together.” A bulldozer and front end loader were used to move massive piles of dirt from a hole that was around 15 feet deep by 11 a.m. Digging at the East Milner Road property started around 8 a.m. Sept. 24. and the sheriff said digging would continue until they located what they were looking for or determined that it was not there to find. GBI crime scene technicians sifted certain areas of the dirt from the hole as they searched for evidence. ”We called the GBI and county road department last week and they agreed to help us with this investigation,” said sheriff Thomas. “We should be able to conclude this part of the investigation by the end of the day.” Sheriff Thomas noted that it is still an open investigation and more information will be revealed when possible. Christopher Lee Chambley, 29, of Lamar County was shot and killed outside his vehicle on Reid Road June 5, 2010. He was in an area of Reid Road isolated from any residences and suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the head.

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