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South Georgia convenience store murder case has two in custody, one still at large

Three suspects involved in convenience store murder, one remains at large.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) took warrants on three individuals for the murder of Akhtar Perveez, 55, that took place at a South Georgia convenience store in July. One person involved in the murder has turned himself in on Tuesday.

Alexis Naomi McCrary, 21, turned himself in and has been charged with Armed Robbery and Party to the Crime of Felony Murder.

Caleb Day, 21, is also being charged with Armed Robbery and Felony Murder but remains at large.

Nathaniel Day, 21, was charged with Armed Robbery and Party to the Crime of Felony Murder. Day is currently incarcerated at the Ben Hill County Jail on an unrelated charge of Armed Robbery.

On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 3:25 p.m., Tift County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI to assist in a death investigation at the Eldorado Food Mart on Highway 41 in Tift County where Perveez, store owner, was killed during a robbery.  A GBI Medical Examiner ruled his death a homicide by gunshot wound.

This joint investigation remains active and ongoing.

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