Appling County Sheriff Benny DeLoach announced that on December 1st his 911 office received a call advising of a hunting accident and the person was unresponsive and not breathing.
Sheriff DeLoach, his officers, and the DNR Rangers responded to the scene off Holland Road Extension. The investigation revealed that Vince Lane Combee, age 16 was deceased due to a gunshot wound. The fatal shot was fired by Johnny Tyler Odom age 17. The Investigation has revealed that this was not a hunting accident. Johny Tyler Odom has been arrested and charged with murder. He is currently being held in the Appling County Jail pending judicial proceedings.