Body of slain teen found in Barrow Co. park


By Joe Johnson

The body of a slain Winder teen was found Monday afternoon in a Barrow County park.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Winder PD requested their assistance after two motorists found the body of 19-year-old Winder resident Lane Michael Bullard lying beside a car 0n a dirt road along the perimeter of City Pond Park at about 5 p.m.

The GBI said the victim had been shot multiple times.

The GBI said when it was determined that the crime scene was just outside city limits, Winder PD turned over the homicide investigation to the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office, which subsequently asked the state law enforcement agency for assistance.

The body will be taken to the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The investigation is active and ongoing, and authorities asked for anyone with information to contact the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office at (770) 307-3080 or the GBI Athens Field Office at (706) 552-2309. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

By Joe Johnson


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