An arrest has been made in the murder case on First Ave. in Columbus, Georgia. The Columbus Police Department responded to a call from a man claiming to have killed someone. The victim, Willie Foster, was found dead. David Lucier was identified as a suspect and taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL)— The Columbus Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a murder that occurred on First Ave., resulting in the death of one man.
On Saturday, Sept. 30, around midnight, officers received a call about a male who claimed to have killed someone in the 1200 block of Veterans Parkway. Upon investigation, they discovered the lifeless body of Willie Foster, 47, on the 1100 block of First Avenue.
Following an intensive investigation conducted by the Violent Crimes Unit, David Lucier was identified as a suspect. A murder warrant was subsequently issued for Lucier’s arrest, and he was apprehended on Friday, Oct. 13. Lucier’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 16.
The investigation into this case is still ongoing, and the police are urging anyone with relevant information to come forward. They can contact Cpl. Vardman at 706-225-4275, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or send a text message to 274637 with the code VACS followed by their message.
In a previous report published on Oct. 2, 2023, the victim of the homicide investigation was identified as Willie Foster by the Muscogee Co. Coroner’s Office. For further details on this case, refer to the article provided.
The Columbus Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the community. With the arrest of a suspect in this murder case, they have taken a significant step towards achieving justice for the victim and bringing closure to their loved ones.
As the investigation continues, the authorities are committed to pursuing all leads and gathering any additional evidence that may be crucial to the case. The community’s cooperation and support in providing any relevant information are vital in helping the police bring this investigation to a successful conclusion.
The Columbus Police Department remains steadfast in its commitment to serving and protecting the community, and they will continue to work tirelessly to ensure that justice is served for all victims of crime in the city..