- Associated Press - Thursday, January 7, 2016

MACON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for leads in the death of a man found with a gunshot wound inside a burning vehicle in east Macon.

The Georgia Arson Hotline announced the reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction after 43-year-old Deleon Wiley Hudson was found dead inside a burning sport utility vehicle on Dec. 22.

The Telegraph reports (bit.ly/1PLIzfI) that firefighters found a burning cloth stuck into the opening of the gas tank.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said Hudson suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head, but he had no burns on his body. Jones said firefighters got there so quickly that the car didn’t have time to burn up.


Information from: The Macon Telegraph, https://www.macontelegraph.com

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