Slaying suspect captured

Thomas Jesse Lee
Police believe 26-year-old Thomas Jesse Lee is responsible for the murder of five people found dead near La Grange.

TROUP COUNTY, Geor. (WXIA) A man wanted in the murder of five people in La Grange, Georgia was arrested Monday in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Authorities had been searching for 26-year-old Thomas Jesse Lee after five bodies were found in a La Grange home Saturday night.

According to Troup County Sheriff James Woodruff a church had helped Lee purchase a bus ticket to Opelika, Alabama, unaware of who he was and he had allegedly done.

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