UK signee Quentel Jones charged with battery in murder investigation

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Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 6:06 PM EDT
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PEACH COUNTY, Ga. (WYMT) - A UK football signee is facing felony charges following a shooting.

Fort Valley Police in Georgia announced Thursday that Kentucky defensive line signee Quentel Jones has been arrested and charged with battery in connection to a May 14 murder case.

The May 14 incident resulted in the death of a man named Brandon Godwin. Jones’ brother Tyler has been charged with aggrivated assault and posessing a firearm while committing a crime.

UK Athletics says they are aware and monitoring the situation. Jones signed with the Wildcats in December.

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