Timely Warning – Homicide – 2024-02-22

On February 22, 2024, at approximately 12:07 p.m. the UGA Police Department received a call from an individual concerned for the welfare of a friend who had gone to run at the Intramural Fields earlier in the morning and had not returned as expected. Officers responded to the area and immediately began a search of the area at approximately 12:20 p.m. in an attempt to locate the individual. Officers located the individual in the forested area behind Lake Herrick at approximately 12:38 p.m. The individual was unconscious and not breathing, and had visible injuries. Officers immediately began rendering medical aid. Emergency medical responders determined that the individual was deceased upon their arrival.

The University of Georgia Police Department is actively investigating this incident in cooperation with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. Please avoid this general area while the investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information that could possibly be related to this incident in any way is asked to contact the UGA Police Department immediately at 706-542-2200.

For true emergencies please Dial 911 immediately


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