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ACCPD charged Winford “Trey” Terrell Adams III, 32, with murder “stemming from a domestic incident." (Photo/Caroline Barnes, https://carolinembarnes.wixsite.com/photography)

A Madison County deputy sheriff was arrested for the murder of a 26-year-old man on Nov. 11, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release.

ACCPD charged Winford “Trey” Terrell Adams III, 32, with murder “stemming from a domestic incident,” according to the release. Adams was off-duty and in plain clothes at the time of the incident.

According to the release, police responded to a shooting in the 6000 block of Old Jefferson Road at approximately 6:48 p.m. on Nov. 10. The victim was found shot multiple times, and was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, and ACCPD is continuing to investigate the incident.

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