Dougherty County’s 9th homicide under investigation

Coroner And Police Car

ALBANY, Ga. – The Albany Police Department and Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler were on the 500 block of Dorsett Ave. early Saturday morning after receiving a call between four and 4:30 a.m. about a possible homicide.

Fowler says Quartavaious Nicholas Beasley, 48 was the victim of a chest stabbing.

No suspect(s) in custody at this time.

Fowler says this is Dougherty County’s 9th homicide this year.

Scene Of The Crime


Tara Irvin, 48, has been charged with Felony Murder/Family Violence after she fatally stabbed Quartavious Beasley.