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BAXLEY, Ga. -- The Appling County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation have arrested Jonathan Courson for the murder of his wife, Mandy Courson.

Courson is being held in the Appling County jail Tuesday night.

The Appling County Sheriff's Office responded to the 300 block of Corey Street in Baxley on January 4th.

READ: Mandy's Courson death first investigated as home invasion murder

Courson originally told police, two mencame into his home around 4 in the morning. He said the men had tied him and his wife up, then they ransacked the home.

Sheriff Deloach said police were told sometime during the home invasion, 28-year-old Mandy Courson was killed.