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LaGrange Police believe auto suspect is also murder suspect

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Lagrange Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Devonte Cortez Thorpe. The warrant is for auto theft, but police say he is also a murder suspect.

Sunday afternoon, Aug.24, police responded to 300 Bailey's Way where Dejarius Hardnett had been assaulted. Hardnett was air lifted to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta where he died from his injuries.

Police were searching for the victim's vehicle which they believe was stolen after the assault. The victim's mother says he drove a 2011 Gray Chevy Impala.

This surveillance video shows the suspect believed to be Thorpe walking into Midtown Medical Center. Police have not said how the video is related to the case.

If you have any information, you're asked to call Lagrange Police at 706-883-2603.

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