December 4, 2013
After an extensive ongoing investigation, Washington County Sheriff’s office reports an arrest in connection to the December 2010 murder of Bobby Lynn Hawkins in the Douglas Ferry area of Washington County.
Tamia Shekel Reed, 26 year old black male of Vernon, FL
• Open Count of Murder
“This has been nothing short of an exhaustive investigation” states Sheriff Haddock. “Our investigators, assisted by the State Attorney’s Office, have worked intensely to explore every shred of evidence to bring a clear-cut conclusion to this case. We hope this allows Mr. Hawkins’ family the peace they deserve. ”
Reed is incarcerated in the Bay County Jail being held without bail.