His loved ones believe someone he knew killed him.

Mother: ‘Sick-minded person’ killed son

The mother of a man shot to death and discovered in a Fulton County park Monday struggled to understand why someone would take his life.

Whoever killed Derron Holcomb “took my baby,” a tearful Linda McKee told Channel 2 Action News on Tuesday. A day earlier, a jogger had come across the body of McKee’s 24-year-old son at Creel Park in College Park. Her son often visited the park, she said.

“My son did not have to be shot down like a dog,” McKee said. “It’s got to be a sick-minded person to do this to my baby.”

Holcomb, she said, started the new year with a resolution: He would find a better job.

Tuesday afternoon, investigators said they had no suspects nor leads in his death.

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