Akeila Ware Death – Obituary: 29-year-old Akeila Ware, of LaGrange has been identified as the pregnant woman who was fatally shot to dead and her body found in a car riddled with bullet holes.
On October 5th at 12:49 PM, deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and other first responders were dispatched to Highway 18 near E. Drummond Road in regards to a single vehicle accident with possible injuries. When deputies arrived on scene they found a 4 door passenger car with an adult female driver unresponsive and noticed what appeared to be multiple bullet holes in the side of the car. Once the victim was extricated from the vehicle she was transported to a Columbus area hospital in critical condition.
From evidence gathered on the scene by Sheriff’s Office investigators and Troopers with the Georgia State Patrol, it appears a second vehicle was involved in the crime and the shooting possibly occurred near the intersection of Highway 18 and Whitesville Road. The second vehicle is believed to be a silver Nissan car with possible front end damage.
The victim has been identified as Akeila Ware, 29 years of age, of LaGrange, who died shortly after arrival at the hospital and it was discovered that the victim was pregnant and the unborn child was also deceased. The Georgia State Patrol is responsible for the crash investigation portion of this case and anyone with information about this crime is asked to call our Criminal Investigation Division at 706-883-1616 or Crime Stoppers at 70-812-1000.