Investigators asking for tips on man found shot at home in LaFayette

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) – The Walker County Sheriff’s Office and GBI are investigating a homicide case near LaFayette.

44 year old James William Wimbley was found dead in his home at 1846 E Highway 136. around 11 AM on Wednesday.

Investigators say he had suffered a single gunshot wound.

They believe he was killed sometime after 11 PM the night before.

If you have any information on the case, please contact  Detective Sgt. Jeremy Reece at or 706-638-1909 Ext 1240. 

Or you can call Special Agent Steve Rogers, Jr. at 706-624-1424. Anonymous tips can be submitted at

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