More than four years after the alleged crime, the man charged with the murder of two Thomson residents in March 2018 will finally be tried in McDuffie Superior Court beginning on Monday, September 19.

Chet Kent of Thomson, now 43, was charged in the murders of Kenyatta Germany and Cheri Stone on March 18, 2018. At the time of his arrest, Kent was in custody in Thomas County, GA, on unrelated charges. He was then transferred to the McDuffie County Jail on August 20, 2018.

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