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A man wanted in connection with a murder in northeast Georgia may be in Athens, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office. 

Tyrus Lyntrail Clark, 40,is believed to have killed 43-year-old Marilyn Patrice Rucker Clark in her Hart County home, WYFF reported. Authorities have not said what their relationship is, if any. 

Clark was last seen driving a burgundy 2002 extended cab Ford F-150 with a Georgia license plate number QBA8641. The car also had a tan stripe. 

Authorities described Clark as 6-foot-2 and 150 pounds with brown eyes and black dreadlocks. 

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Hart County Sheriff’s Office at 706-376-3114 or the GBI-Athens office at 706-552-2309. 

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