Murder suspect in custody

July 25, 2022–8:45 p.m.


A man being sought in connection with the murder of a Rome man on July 3 is now in custody.

The shooting occurred on Tolbert Street near North Avenue and claimed the life of 40-year-old Derricus Whatley, who died as a result of a gunshot wound.

20-year-old Stephano Tyrique Green turned himself in at the Floyd County Jail on Monday.

He is charged with felony murder and remains jailed without bond.

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