Murder in Laurens Thursday Evening

┬áLaurens Motel and Apartments on East Main Street was allegedly the scene of a murder. Just before 8 o’clock yesterday evening a call was received at the 911 center by a man who said he thought he had just murdered someone. Officers were immediately dispatatched and did discover the body of a 36 year old female.

Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols told WLBG this morning that notification of next of kin has not yet been completed. He is not able to release the victim’s name at this time.

An autopsy is schedule for 9:30 Friday morning. Officers of the Laurens Police Department and the State Law Enforcement Division are continuing to investigate. No formal charges have been filed but a person of interest is in custody.

Stay tuned to WLBG News and WLBG.com for further details on this developing story.