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UPDATE: Man expected to be charged in killing of Laurens lottery winner

Laurens County deputies are expecting to charge an East Dublin man this afternoon in the Monday death of a 42-year-old East Dublin woman.

Sheriff Bill Harrell said deputies found Doris Murray dead at about 1:40 p.m. Monday after a violent assault at her Barnes Road home.

Murray gained media attention in 2007 after she won $5 million in the Georgia lottery on her 41st birthday.

Harrell said Murray's family met 51-year-old Derrick Lorenzo Stanley, of Rice Street, in the yard as he was leaving the house Monday afternoon.

After learning that Stanley could be a suspect in Murray's death, Harrell said deputies issued a lookout for Stanley.

Deputies soon spotted Stanley, driving a green Mercury Mountaineer, at the intersection of Georgia 29 and 199 in East Dublin and tried to pull him over, Harrell said.

Instead, Stanley kept driving into Dublin, according to a news release issued by the sheriff's office today.

Deputies forced the sport utility vehicle to stop on North Franklin Street by forcing Stanley to spin his vehicle against a guardrail, losing control, and stop, according to the release.

Stanley was taken into custody and was treated at Fairview Park Hospital for knife or puncture wounds, according to the release.

Harrell said it's too early to speculate as to how Stanley became injured.

He said results of further investigation today will determine what charges are pressed against Stanley.

For more on this story, check back at macon.com or read Wednesday's Telegraph.

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