Numerous law enforcement agencies release information and data on their websites if you’re curious to learn more about the number of murders in Georgia by year. Year after year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation produces a Uniform Crime Report which includes the crimes, crime rates, and crime locations for each state, county, and city across the United States. According to Project: Cold Case, Georgia reports to have had around 33,176 homicides in Georgia from 1980 to 2019. Over the years, 21,694 of the murders had been resolved, leaving approximately 11,482 homicides unresolved in Georgia alone as of their latest update. Project: Cold Case, along with other local and state law enforcement and investigating agencies have lists or databases on their websites which include information regarding most, if not all, unsolved murders in Georgia to date.
Some examples of unsolved murders in northern Georgia, which can be found on various law enforcement websites, include the 1990 murder of Christy Stephens, the 1997 murder of Levi Frady, the 2004 murder of Patrice Endres, and the 2011 murder of Robert Lee Simmons Jr., among many others. Other cases included in these lists are unsolved central Georgia murders, which include the 1987 murder of Brice William Johnson, the 1995 murder of William Shane Edwards, the 1998 murder of Douglas Edgell, and the 2002 murder of Tamekia Jamell Taylor, among others.
Additionally, unsolved murders in Atlanta, Georgia, that can be found included in these databases or lists include the 1973 murder of Sherri Swalley, the 1990 murder of Felecia McGhee, the 1995 murder of Elia Banderas, the 1997 murder of Benita Tolbert, and the 2009 murder of Patrick Boland, among countless others. Finally, also on these lists or databases are the few unsolved murders in Fulton County, Georgia, which include the 2011 murder of Kenneth Eatmon, the 1988 murder of Joshua Randall Harmon, the 1984 murder of Richard Bailey Jr., the 1987 murder of Joann Doyle, and the 1989 murder of Warren R. Jones, among many others.