Saturday December 9th, 2023 12:07AM

Barrow County man found dead in home; son arrested

By Sydney Hencil Anchor/Reporter

A Barrow County man was found dead in a home on Sandy court in Bethlehem with multiple gunshot wounds late Thursday night.

61-year-old Alan Matthew Blashaw of Bethlehem was found in a bedroom by Barrow County deputies according to a press release from the Barrow County Sheriff's Office.  

Upon further investigation by the Barrow County Sheriff's Office, the victim's son, 29-year-old David Matthew Blashaw, was arrested.

He has been charged with aggravated assault and felony murder and is being held in the Barrow County Detention Center.

The investigation is still ongoing.  

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Barrow County Sheriff's Office at (770) 307-3080.

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