UPDATE: Bonaire murder suspect arrested and in jail

Kevin Leonard Hobbs
Kevin Leonard Hobbs

BONAIRE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Jail records show that 26-year-old Kevin Leonard Hobbs has been arrested by the Houston County Sheriff’s Office. Hobbs was wanted for shooting and killing 47 year old Danny Ray Hicks in Bonaire last week.

According to jail records, Hobbs has been charged with murder. He’s being held at the Houston County Detention Center without bond.

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According to the Houston County Sheriff’s Office, 47 year old Danny Hicks was shot around 10 p.m. on Wednesday April 24th in a wooded area near highway 247 and Davidson Road in Bonaire.

According to Houston County Corner David Galpin, Hicks died from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The Houston County Sheriff’s Office secured a murder warrant for Hobbs last week.