Emmanuel James Nesbitt (left) and Steven Alford Jacobs face murder charges in the death of Curtis Pitts.
Photo: Butts County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Butts County Sheriff's Office

Cartersville men charged with murder after body found in Butts County

Butts County officials on Sunday released the names of the two men charged in the death of a Cartersville man whose body was found Friday.

Steven Alford Jacobs and Emmanuel James Nesbitt, both of Cartersville, were charged with murder and aggravated assault in the shooting death of Curtis Author Pitts of Cartersville, according to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office.

Pitts’ body was found on Friday at the entrance to a subdivision near Jackson, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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The victim, 31, was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

The sheriff’s office identified Pitts as the the victim on Saturday, and said neither he nor the suspect have any ties to the Butts County community.

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Channel 2's Tom Jones reports.

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