Men convicted of murder in 2019 deadly Glynn County shooting


GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. – The Glynn County Police Department on Friday announced the convictions of two men, Everett Belafonte Bennett Jr. and Travis Tyrone Kates Jr., for the July 2019 murder of Antonio Randolph.

According to the Police Department, Randolph was shot four times by Ethan Bell Bennett. His body was found in the yard of a Glynn County home. Bennett, police said, was 17 at the time of the homicide.

Police said that investigators determined Ethan Bennett and his brother, Everett Bennett, along with Kates and another man confronted and killed Randolph. Investigators said the brothers blamed Randolph for the drug addiction of a relative.

Ethan Bennett, police said, was convicted last month.

According to the Police Department, the jury returned guilty verdicts on the following counts: malice murder, two counts of felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.