The sports activities group is talking out following the loss of life of John Wes Townley.
Over the weekend, the previous NASCAR driver was killed in a “double capturing” in Georgia, an Athens-Clarke County coroner confirmed to the Athens Banner-Herald. He was 31. A spokesperson for Athens-Clarke County Police Division, Lt. Shaun Barnett, additionally advised the outlet that when authorities responded to the incident round 9 p.m. on Oct. 2, Townley and a 30-year-old feminine had been shot. After being transported to a neighborhood hospital, Townley handed away, whereas Barnett confirmed the feminine’s accidents are “severe.”
Whereas no fees have been made, Barnett advised the publication that authorities have been involved with a suspect—a 32-year-old male who was “recognized to the sufferer.” An investigation is at the moment ongoing. Nevertheless, per the outlet, Lt. Barnett notes that the scenario “seems associated to home violence.”
E! Information has reached out to authorities for added particulars however has not heard again.