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Calhoun murder suspect now in the Gordon County Jail

December 20, 2018--9:50 a.m.


A man implicated in a deadly shooting last Saturday in Calhoun has been extradited from Etowah County, Alabama and is now lodged in the Gordon County Jail.

29-year old Joseph Blake Martinat of Floyd County is charged with murder in the shooting death of 27-year old Jeffrey Scott Hunter Jr. of Calhoun at a residence on Sylvania Circle.

Martinat was later taken into custody by Alabama authorities.

He was booked into the Gordon County Jail on Wednesday, according to jail records.