Updated: 21-year-old Rome man charged with Murder

November 14th, 2022

Floyd County Jail Records –

The following is an update from the Rome Police Department that was released on Monday:

“Preliminary information indicates on November 12, 2022, at approximately 10:41 Rome Police
discovered a vehicle abandoned in a ditch behind the levee at Heritage Park. Officers were not
able to locate the driver and conducted a follow-up with the family. The family reported that Aaron
William Davis, age 21, of a Cumming, Georgia address, was overdue in meeting friends in
Alabama. Officers began conducting a missing person investigation. Signs of foul play were
discovered at the location Mr. Davis was last known to have been. As the investigation continued
and leads were followed, the deceased body of Mr. Davis was discovered off Tumlin Drive. He
was positively identified at the scene by his college identification. The exact cause of death will be
determined at the GBI Crime Lab with the pending autopsy.

Criminal Investigators arrived and collected crime scene evidence. Witnesses on the scene were
cooperative with investigators and provided information that led them to identify the suspect.
Mr. Risner turned himself in without incident. If anyone has information about this case, please contact Investigator Chris Ridling at the Rome Police Department at 706.238.5111 or 706.238.5118″

Previously reported: A 21-year-old Rome man has been charged by the Rome Police Department with felony murder.

According to Floyd County Jail Records, Brandon Christopher Risner of a Collinwood Road address was arrested by the Rome Police Department at 5 Government Plaza after 21-year-old Aaron William Davis of Cumming Georgia was found stabbed to death at a location in Old East Rome.

Rinser is being charged with concealing the death of another, felony murder,  aggravated assault, and obstruction of law enforcement officers.

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