UPDATE: Man and woman wanted for their connection to Butts County murder case

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Photo of Cody Matthews, Courtesy: Butts County Sheriff's Office Facebook
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UPDATE: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 at 5:45 a.m.

JACKSON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Butts County Sheriff’s Investigators now believe 21 year old Autumn Finlay is actually assisting 20 year old Cody Matthews.

According to a post on the Butts County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, investigators believe Finlay is helping Matthews to avoid apprehension.

Matthews is still wanted for murder and aggravated assault. Finlay is now wanted for aiding and abetting a fugitive.

The post goes on to say that both Matthews and Finlay are considered armed and dangerous.

A cash reward is being offered for anyone who spots them. Call 911 immediately if you see them.


ORIGINAL STORY:

JACKSON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Butts County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a murder suspect.

According to a post on the Butts County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, 20 year old Cody Matthews is wanted for murder and aggravated assault. The post says he’s considered armed and dangerous.

The post goes on to say that he may be with 21 year old Autumn Finlay. Finlay is in extreme danger and is possibly being held against her will.

Photo of Autumn Finlay, Courtesy: Butts County Sheriff’s Office Facebook

A reward is being offered for information about his whereabouts. If you see Matthews, call 911 immediately.

 

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.