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UPDATE: 3 Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges in Gilmer County

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Derrick Lee Stalnaker, 18 Derrick Lee Stalnaker, 18
Dustin Moore Dustin Moore
Michael Pumphrey Michael Pumphrey

Update

Authorities have arrested Michael Matthew Pumphrey and charged him with attempted murder.  Pumphrey, Derrick Lee Stalnaker, Dustin Moore, and others attempted to strike Ricky Townsend and Lindsey Ables in the head and kill them, according to a criminal complaint.

More arrests may be forthcoming.


Original Story

The Gilmer County Sheriff's Department arrested two men in connection to a December incident.

The sheriff's department has charged Derrick Lee Stalnaker, 18, and Dustin Moore, 23, with attempted murder.

Deputies said on December 5, 2012, Stalnaker, Moore, and two other people entered the home of Ricky Townsend and Lindsey Ables and struck them each in the head with a piece of pipe while attempting to murder them, according to a criminal complaint.

They are both in the Central Regional Jail.