Killing of Sutter Matthews in Georgia


Case summary

Sutter Matthews, a saw mill operator, was found dead in 1946 on a Georgia Northern Railroad track in Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia. Unknown persons had killed Matthews with a blunt instrument and laid his body on the tracks, where it was discovered by motorman R.V. Holt and porter Lonnie Pope.


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Location: Moultrie, Colquitt County, Georgia
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Finding of no legal responsibility: yes

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