An 18-year-old has been charged this week with murder in the stabbing incident that occurred Wednesday in Brunswick, according to city police.

John Renay Wilson, Jr., who is charged with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime, turned himself into police at the Glynn County Detention Center around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Brunswick Police officers responded Wednesday around 3 p.m. to a reported stabbing on the 1600 block of Gordon Street. At least 17 officers responded to the incident, according to the police report.

Christopher Bailey, a 23-year-old Brunswick resident, had been stabbed, according to a press release. Bailey was transported to Southeast Georgia Health System, where he later died.

Police were able to secure a warrant for Wilson, who turned himself in the next day.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call detective Daniel Merritt at 912-279-2624 or the Silent Witness line at 912-267-5516.

No further information was available at press time.

It was also unclear at press time if Wilson had an attorney representing him.

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