A Russell County man was found dead in his home Saturday morning and a second man is now behind bars charged with murder.
State police say 70-year-old Douglas Carnes was found dead in his Jamestown home around 8 Saturday morning. Troopers say it appears he was involved in some sort of fight, and he was beaten to death.
53-year-old Rick McWhorter is charged with murder and is currently in the Russell County Detention Center.
Results of Carnes’ autopsy are pending.