GANG VIOLENCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED…

by | Jan 18, 2023 | Conviction Alert, news

On January 13, 2023, Richard Lee Postell, 30, pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and participation in criminal street gang activity for the June 1, 2020, gang-related shooting death of a 24-year-old Fort Valley man. This fatal retaliatory shooting, as seen all too often in our Circuit, followed a previous incident during which several rival gang members fought, resulting in the broken neck of one of Postell’s fellow gang members. For this crime, Postell was sentenced to 30 years, with the first 20 years to be served in prison.
“Gang violence will not be tolerated in our communities, and those who commit these types of crimes will be held accountable for their actions.” DA Howard
The Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office particularly thanks the officers of the Fort Valley Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations for their help with the investigation and prosecution of this case.
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