February 1, 2021–10:30 a.m.
GORDON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
A Gordon County man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing incident Sunday night that left a woman dead.
According to the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office, authorities were dispatched to a residence on Scott Brown Road in Fairmount in response to a report of domestic violence.
A Fairmount police officer found a woman outside who’d suffered multiple stab wounds.
The woman was transported to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
36-year old Patrick H. O’Ree was arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault.
A neighbor had intervened in the assault and held O’Ree for a short time until the police arrived.