COLUMBUS, GA. (THECOUNT) — Travane Brandon Jackson has been identified as the suspect arrested in a grisly quadruple homicide at Elizabeth Canty Apartments, in Columbus, Georgia last night.

Jackson was taken into custody and charged with four counts of family violence in the murder of 29-year-old woman, Jerrica Spellman, and her three young children.


All the victims were stabbed to death near 20th Avenue and Cusseta Road.

CPD is working to confirm Jackson’s relationship to the three children killed, but he is believed to be their father, reports WTMV.

The children reportedly range in age from less than a year old to 3-years-old.

Police say they are not looking for any further suspects at this time.


Geo quick facts: Columbus is a city in western Georgia. The Chattahoochee Riverwalk is a long promenade for walking or biking along the Chattahoochee River. Overlooking the river, the National Civil War Naval Museum displays the remains of 19th-century warships. The Coca-Cola Space Science Center is home to an immersive theater and an observatory. To the east, the Columbus Museum shows American artwork and regional history exhibits – wikipedia.