Man wanted in 1984 Whitfield murder arrested in Tennessee
A man wanted for a 1984 murder is now behind bars in Whitfield County.
Jay Thomas Burlison, 75, shot and killed Ernest Griffin over 30 years ago on November 12, 1984.
Burlison was also indicted with two counts of aggravated assault for shooting a woman he knew and for pointing a weapon at another person.
Burlison fled the scene after the murder and has been missing since.
Burlison was arrested in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, on Monday. He waived extradition and was taken to Whitfield.
Burlison is scheduled to be in court Friday.
This is a developing story.