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Three people indicted in murder of Deputy U.S. Marshal from Hall County

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Patrick Carothers was shot to death while serving a warrant on a fugitive in Georgia. (SOURCE: WGCL) Patrick Carothers was shot to death while serving a warrant on a fugitive in Georgia. (SOURCE: WGCL)
LONG COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Three people have been indicted in connection to the shooting death of a deputy U.S. Marshal from Hall County, who was gunned down in November of 2016.

Ashley Roberts, Levy Jenkins and Jeremy Lewis were indicted in connection to the murder of 53 year-old Patrick Carothers, who was shot and killed while serving a warrant in Long County, Georgia.

On November 18 of 2016, Carothers and his team went to Southeast Georgia looking for Dontrell Carter, a fugitive wanted for shooting at police officers in South Carolina. He'd attempted to enter a single-wide trailer in a trailer park in Long County to apprehend Carter and was shot twice. Authorities shot back, hitting Carter multiple times, killing him.

Roberts, Jenkins, and Lewis were also inside the home, GBI said. The three are also charged with harboring Carter, which hindered his capture. 

Carothers body was brought home the next day to his wife and 5 children in Flowery Branch. Several people gathered outside the funeral home to pay tribute to Carothers.

Carothers lived in Flowery Branch and spent 26 years in the U.S. Marshals service. U.S. Attorney general Loretta Lynch attended his funeral and offered words of comfort from President Barack Obama.

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