17-year-old murder suspect surrenders to Columbus police

Updated: May. 30, 2021 at 11:05 AM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - On Saturday, May 29, 17-year-old Zephaniah Parkman surrendered to the Columbus Police Department.

During an investigation, police developed Parkman as the suspect of fatally stabbing 24-year-old Cortez Averette in April.

Parkman will have a Recorder’s Court hearing on Tuesday, June 1 at 9 a.m.

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