July 23, 2021

Troup Authorities Search for Suspect after Five Found Dead

(Lagrange, GA) — Troup County authorities along with the GBI are searching for a person of interest this morning after five people were found dead in a Troup County home Saturday night.

At 10:04 PM deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Woodstream Trail (Water’s Edge subdivision) in regards to a welfare check on the occupants of the house due to not being able to make any contact with them.

Once the deputies arrived, forced entry was made into the home.

A search of the residence by Investigators and GBI Agents revealed five deceased victims (one male and four females) of an apparent homicide.

Pictured below is a person of interest that Investigators are looking for, 26-year-old Thomas Jesse Lee.

Lee is described as a white male with blue eyes, standing about 6′ 3″ tall and weighing 190 pounds.

Thomas Lee is possibly driving an Olive Green Mazda Tribute with Georgia license plate BRN0785.

According to authorities, this case and crime scene are still very active and anyone with any information on these homicides is asked to call the Troup County Sheriff’s Office at 706-883-1616 or Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.



  1. This is too close to home. Sad situation.

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