Timely Warning – Homicide – 2024-02-22 – Update 2

A suspect in the murder of Laken Riley has been taken into custody by the University of Georgia Police Department.  At this time, there are no indications of a continuing threat to the UGA campus related to this matter. A news conference has been scheduled for 7 p.m. this evening, at which time investigators will be able to provide more details.The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, and several federal law enforcement agencies have each played roles in the investigation.  Detectives are still collecting evidence in the case and urge anyone with relevant information to call the UGA Police Department at 706-542-2200.

For true emergencies please Dial 911 immediately


For non-emergencies we can be reached at 706-542-2200