Bulloch County Deputy Coroner, Chuck Francis has identified the Register, Georgia homicide victim as Donnie Lee Brown, 52, with a Gainesville, Georgia address.

Heavy police presence in Register on Thursday Credit: GC Follower

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a disturbance call at 9:24 PM on Thursday, June 16, 2022 on Church Street in Register, Georgia. Register is a small town located 10 miles from Statesboro on the Southeast side of Bulloch County.

When deputies arrived, they made contact with Anthony Carrasco, 18. They also discovered Donnie Lee Brown, 52, who had been severely beaten and had deceased in Carrasco’s home on Church Street in Register.

Anthony Carrasco Credit: BCSO

Anthony Carrasco was taken into custody and based on the current information has been determined to be responsible for the death.

The investigation is ongoing. The offender, Carrasco, remains in custody at the Bulloch County Jail and there appears to be no other suspects in this case at the present time.

Bulloch Sheriff Investigator Pre Cone is the lead investigator in this case. Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to contact her at 912-764-1744.

Deputies on Church Street Thursday

Grice Connect received calls from concerned citizens in the Register area as news spread of a possible homicide on Thursday night. This is very unusual in the small, quite town where everyone knows their neighbors.

Register home where the incident occurred Credit: GC Follower