Four arrested for murder of Dawson man

DAWSON, Ga. — Four men were arrested Wednesday in connection with gunning down a Dawson man on the 700 block of First Avenue, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation report stated.

Walter Bell, 41, was fatally shot outside his home before 4:40 a.m. Sept. 15. He was shot after firefighters extinguished a midnight fire at the home.

The following Dawson men are in Terrell County jail charged with felony murder, malice murder, armed robbery, arson and at least one other crime:

  • Christopher Buffin, 23, of 410 Cherry Alley
  • Bryant Hughley, 23, of 196 Clay Alley
  • Dominique Polite, 29, of 316 Seventh Avenue
  • Machino Hudson, 30, of 1757 Columbus Highway.

The continuing investigation also involves the Dawson Police Department and the Georgia State Probation Office.


supersquawker 3 years, 10 months ago

Need to re-fill that lethal injection machine and put it to good use.


firefly 3 years, 10 months ago

Disgraceful. Taking another person's life for a few bucks, what a waste of a life.


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