Slain Locust Grove police officer was about to become a father for the second time


LOCUST GROVE, Ga. – The Locust Grove police officer who was shot and killed Friday morning was about to become a father for the second time.

Chase Maddox, 26, was a five-year veteran of the Locust Grove police department after serving in the National Guard.

“He was a good young man who did a good job,” Locust Grove Mayor Robert Price told 11Alive.

Price said Maddox and his wife were the parents of one child and were expecting another.

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According to Henry County Sheriff Kenneth McBrayer, deputies Michael D. Corley and Ralph Sidwell Callaway were serving a bench warrant on a suspect for failure to appear in Locust Grove municipal court.

The suspect was shot and killed by police on the scene, which was inside a home on St. Francis Court near the Tanger Outlet.

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According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Corley and Callaway were taken to Atlanta Medical Center.

According to brother Wade Corley, Michael Corley was released late Friday afternoon.

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