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Ga. man wanted in NC killings turns himself in

LAWRENCEVILLE - A Georgia man wanted in a North Carolina double homicide turned himself in to Gwinnett authorities Wednesday evening.

Jeffery C. Miles, 25, of Decatur, turned himself in to the Gwinnett jail at 7:25 p.m., according to Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Stacey Bourbonnais.

Miles was wanted in Bryson City, N.C. in Swain County in connection with the double homicide of 33-year-old Jason Scott Wiggins and 34-year-old Michael Heath Compton. Another suspect, Jason Christopher Johnson, 26, also of Decatur, was arrested Sunday night and charged with two counts of first-degree murder.

Miles will remain in jail until he can be extradited back to North Carolina, Bourbonnais said. He was last seen Monday afternoon at a Wendy's off Interstate 285 in DeKalb County, but eluded capture, authorities said.

Deputies found the victims shot to death at the home they shared. A third man was shot and seriously wounded.