Buchanan sworn in as new U.S. attorney in Atlanta

He joined the Justice Department in 2010 as an assistant U.S. attorney in Birmingham and, three years later, became a federal prosecutor in Atlanta. During his time as a prosecutor, Buchanan successfully tried cases involving foreign terrorist organizations and attempts by domestic terrorists to acquire weapons of mass destruction.

Buchanan noted his office has a tradition of working closely with law enforcement, the defense bar and the court. “I look forward to strengthening and maintaining those relationships,” he said.

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The shooting, which was reported by a third companion shortly after 3 a.m., shut down I-85 for hours in Jackson County and prompted a massive manhunt. Donald Carter, 67, was taken into custody nearly six hours later. Carter had been traveling with the victim, 71-year-old Samuel Sanders, and a 22-year-old man, and all three were returning to Philadelphia after working a job in Georgia, the Jackson sheriff’s office said in a news release. The 22-year-old called for help after Sanders was shot, the agency said.","_id":"DMDVOXUAHJHZTG4SLECEV2LKT4","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1647021570196,"type":"text","content":"March 11: Emergency crews found a stalled car riddled with bullets on the Downtown Connector, and two people inside had been shot. The driver was rushed to a hospital in critical condition, and a passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Atlanta police Lt. Ralph Woolfolk. 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Bo Dukes, then 32, had allegedly helped Duke “conceal and destroy” Grinstead’s body. The two are not related despite the similar last name.","_id":"ARBCI7EQUVC5NN2RYWNEVRZQFQ","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245874,"type":"text","content":"The arrests left more questions, but answers wouldn’t come immediately. A judge signed a sweeping gag order in the case, limiting discussion on the case. In March 2018, Georgia’s Supreme Court tossed out the gag order. Within months, shocking details would emerge.","_id":"IMPMQBFD5NGTDL7DUPXK3YVOSA","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245875,"type":"text","content":"Were there early clues?","_id":"M42YNBY64VBFJEVKTYXOFMR36I","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245876,"type":"text","content":"In August 2018, Cobb County attorneys John and Ashleigh Merchant agreed to represent Duke for free. One of their first moves was filing a series of motions, including one blaming the police for not acting on tips within weeks of Grinstead’s disappearance and requesting charges be dropped because of the amount of time that had passed.","_id":"EDFWQIF2HFB3ZCHEDI22D6UDKU","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245877,"type":"text","content":"According to court documents, Duke and Dukes told friends at a party they had burned Grinstead’s body in November 2005.","_id":"NYL4WAGS3ZGOLKBQUYYIX3222Q","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245878,"type":"text","content":"Following a November hearing, documents were leaked on social media that appeared to be from the GBI’s investigative file, and for the first time, a possible motive for the killing was released: Duke claimed he picked Grinstead’s home randomly for a theft to support his drug habit.","_id":"TCJMARBAZJDTHCTR2OMCTIBPAY","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245880,"type":"text","content":"“I was involved with it, man,” Duke said while being questioned by GBI investigators inside the Ocilla Police Department. “I was a coward or I would have told this a long time ago and I cannot take it back, and I am ashamed of my behavior and hiding a lie.”","_id":"LMOKMQPTVJAHJHKZLDWAPPGCPY","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245881,"type":"text","content":"After hitting Grinstead, Duke told police, she fell to the ground and he left. He later returned to her home with latex gloves and a quilt. Just before arriving at her home, he used a payphone to dial 411 to get Grinstead’s home phone number. Duke said he’d hoped Grinstead would answer, but she did not.","_id":"XAHQB5GFKZAQJEKX3J3JO6XMKE","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245882,"type":"text","content":"Back at her house, Duke told investigators he wrapped Grinstead’s body in the quilt and put it in the back of a pickup truck belonging to his friend, Bo Dukes. Duke said he threw Grinstead’s purse and keys into a public trash bin in Fitzgerald before dumping her body in a field. Several days later, Duke told investigators he and Dukes returned to the body and moved it deeper into the woods.","_id":"TOEQHDSP55BDJOJILKIBFOHTME","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245883,"type":"text","content":"Duke was arrested the same day as his alleged confession: Feb. 22, 2017.","_id":"3YOD5ZT6HVEWBOUHNVEC3UYBXU","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651782245886,"type":"text","content":"Who really killed Grinstead?","_id":"D3FWVOVZS5CGFD3CQJC6IAOFUA","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651806316079,"type":"text","content":"While Duke has remained in jail since his arrest, Dukes posted bond the same day as his arrest. 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At a court hearing, GBI Special Agent Jason Shoudel said a latex glove found outside of Grinstead’s home contained the DNA of both Grinstead and Duke. Duke’s defense team told the court his confession was made while under the influence of drugs, and the wrong person was charged with murder.","_id":"HVVR7GBO4NDMZP53AJ6M22Z65E","additional_properties":"inline_comments":[],"comments":[],"_id":1651806316082,"type":"text","content":"In March 2019, Dukes went on trial in Wilcox County. He didn’t take the stand in his defense, but the jurors still heard from him. Two recorded interviews with the GBI were played in court. 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