Days after a man was charged with defiling a woman’s corpse in Middle Georgia, authorities said he murdered and raped the woman.
Kenny Obyran Whitehead, 55, faces murder and rape charges in addition to a necrophilia charge, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Due to the nature of the incident, the sheriff’s office said it will not be releasing the victim’s name.
On Sunday morning, deputies were called to the Daybreak Day Resource Center on Walnut Street, which is a homeless shelter near Macon. The 911 caller complained of “two people having intercourse on the front steps” of the shelter, AJC.com previously reported.
Zachary Hansen, a Georgia native, covers economic development and commercial real estate for the AJC. He's been with the newspaper since 2018 and enjoys diving into complex stories that affect people's lives.