By The Daily Caller. A former Georgia congressional candidate was arrested for the murder of her campaign treasurer on Wednesday.
Kellie Lynn Collins surrendered to the McDuffie County police the day before. She was charged with murder as well as grand larceny, according to the Augusta Chronicle.
The autopsy revealed that Curt Cain, 41, bled out as the result of a gunshot wound. The Aiken County Coroner’s office believes that he died last Saturday. Collins and Cain allegedly lived together, and his body was found in their apartment. . .
Collins’ former campaign manager Clayborn Thigpen confirmed that they were living together in Aiken, South Carolina, adding that he was shocked about the murder. (Read more from “Former Congressional Candidate Charged With Murder of Campaign Employee” HERE)
Former Congressional Candidate Charged With Murder in Aiken
By Augusta Chronicle. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection to a murder at a residence on Old Powderhouse Road in Aiken.
Kellie Lynn Collins, 30, surrendered to authorities in McDuffie County on Tuesday and was charged with murder and grand larceny. The victim was identified as Curt Cain, 41, and found at his residence on the 3000 block of Old Powderhouse Road on Tuesday after his employer requested a well-being check.
An autopsy revealed that Cain had been shot and died due to loss of blood, according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. Cain is believed to have died on Saturday.
Cain’s vehicle, a blue Subaru Legacy, and his wife were missing, but law enforcement was able to locate her out of the state, according to Carlton.
Collins was a Democratic candidate for the 10th Congressional District seat in 2018, but withdrew from the race for personal reasons and wasn’t on the ballot. According to a file from the Federal Election Commission, Cain was Collins’ treasurer. (Read more from “Former Congressional Candidate Charged With Murder in Aiken” HERE)