Photo released of person of interest sought in Bassett killing
The Henry County Sheriff's Office has released a photo of a person of interest sought in a killing in Bassett Friday night.
Robert Williams, 39, of Bassett, died in an apartment at 7 Grace Dr. He was found by deputies, with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds, slightly inside the doorway.
A medical examiner has determined Williams was shot to death.
Investigators are looking for a person of interest, Douglas Hampton Gillespie, 25, of Bassett. Acquaintances of Gillespie have not seen him since the incident and the Sheriff’s Office reports being concerned for his well-being.
The Henry County Sheriff's Office asks anyone with a helpful tip to call 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 632-7463. Crimestoppers rewards up to $2,500 for tips, depending on the nature of the crime and substance of the tip.