#childmolestor | Registered sex offender convicted in murder of 23-year-old woman found on Georgia highway – WSB-TV Channel 2


DADE COUNTY, Ga. — A registered sex offender accused of killing a Dalton woman and leaving her body on a highway was sentenced Friday, according to the Dade County Sheriff’s Office.

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Back in Nov. 5, 2021, deputies with Dade County responded to a call about a dead woman, identified as Leea Abigail Raines, 23, of Rossville lying on Highway 299.

Authorities identified the suspect as Jeremiah Douglas of Trenton, Georgia.

Douglas was a registered offender who was living in Dade County at that time.

He was arrested within 24 hours of the crime.

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Douglas was charged with the murder of Raines. Deputies said Douglas pushed Raines out of a speeding car on Highway 299.

He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on counts of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and giving false statements.

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