Lamegia Amez Willis, 39, who was wanted in connection with the malice murder of Clintavious Mister, turned himself over to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday.
Mister, 21, was lying in the parking lot at the Marathon gas station at Jeffersonville and Irwinton roads about 10:30 p.m. on Monday when deputies arrived, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. The homicide marks the county’s 11th so far in 2019.
Witnesses told investigators Mister had gotten into an argument with a man who pulled up to the gas pumps. During the argument, the man retrieved a pistol from his black pickup truck, walked back to Mister and shot him in the head before leaving, the news release said.
Mister was pronounced dead shortly before midnight at the Medical Center, Navicent Health.
Tuesday afternoon, the sheriff’s office asked for the public’s help in finding 39-year-old Lameiga Amez Willis, charged with malice murder in the slaying.
In 2011, Willis was charged with theft by taking after a man reported Willis stole his 1974 gray Buick Electra. Willis pleaded not guilty but was arrested because he failed to appear in court in 2014, records show.
In 2017, Willis agreed with the district attorney’s office to complete a pre-trial intervention and diversion program, which required him to pay $500 in restitution and complete 50 hours of community service or show proof of a full-time job.
Willis completed the program in October and was not prosecuted as a result.
Telegraph reporter Jenna Eason contributed to this report.