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3rd Arrest Made in Tift County Murder (UPDATE)

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                                      21 year old Caleb Day & 21 year old Alexis McCrary.                                 Caleb Day is now in custody as is McCrary.

3rd Arrest Made in Tift County Convenience Store Murder

Tift County, GA (August 16, 2018) – On August 16, 2018, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) took warrants on the following individuals for the murder of Akhtar Perveez, age 55:

Caleb Day, age 21 – Armed Robbery and Felony Murder was arrested in Adel, Cook County Wednesday, August 22nd.

Nathaniel Day, age 21 – Armed Robbery and Party to the Crime of Felony Murder (Nathaniel Day is currently incarcerated at the Ben Hill County Jail on an unrelated charge of Armed Robbery).

Alexis Naomi McCrary, age 21 – Armed Robbery and Party to the Crime of Felony Murder.  McCrary turned herself in at the Tift County Jail Monday, August 20th.

On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 3:25 PM, the Tift County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to assist in a death investigation at the Eldorado Food Mart on Highway 41 in Tift County where Perveez, store owner, was killed during a robbery.  A GBI Medical Examiner ruled his death a homicide by gunshot wound.

Investigators followed leads obtained during this investigation that led them to Caleb Day, Nathaniel Day and Alexis McCrary.  Caleb Day was arrested Wednesday, August 22 in Adel, Cook County.  Alexis McCrary is now in custody at the Tift County Jail.  


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