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Double Murder, Suicide Under Investigation In Hart Co.

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Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist. Spartanburg Public Safety officers are investigating a case of road rage after a man pulled out a gun and pointed it at another motorist.
HARTWELL, GA - Sheriff Mike Cleveland said three people died in a double-murder and suicide late Saturday night.

Hart County investigators first responded to Frohmuller's Grill and Bar on Rock Springs Road in Lavonia.

The sheriff said Sammy Chumley shot and killed the restaurant owner Jason Forkin and then abducted his ex-wife.

Chumley took the ex-wife to Muddy Branch Road in Franklin County and then killed her and himself, according to the sheriff.

The bodies were discovered around 2:00 Sunday morning.

No one else was injured inside the restaurant.

Deputies from Hart County, Franklin County and Gerogia Bureau of Investigations are investigating.
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