Franklin man charged in Troup County fatal shooting

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comMarch 18, 2014 

Criss Langston

Troup County Sheriff's Office deputies have charged a Franklin man with murder following Friday's fatal shooting of Michael Anthony Starnes, according to a news release.

Criss Langston, 28, was arrested in Heard County and transported to the Troup County Jail. He has additionally been charged with tampering with evidence and felony theft of a firearm.

Starnes, 48, was found dead Friday near McCosh Mill Road in northern Troup County. No further details of the death have been released.

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