Deadly Girlfriends: Tracy Lea Fortson shot & killed Doug Benton and then encased his body in concrete; Sentenced to life in prison


Doug Benton

Madison murder case a bizarre puzzle
Wednesday testimony in Fortson murder trial focuses on expert analysis
Grisly discovery in cement recounted
Fortson sentenced to life for killing Doug Benton
Tracy Fortson v State of Georgia 2003 (conviction overturned)
Former deputy convicted in boyfriend’s murder
Tracy Fortson v State of Georgia 2006 (conviction and sentence affirmed)
Ex-deputy serving life for 2000 killing in Madison County asks for new trial
Ex-deputy convicted twice in ‘cement murder’ asks for third trial
Former Oglethorpe County deputy’s final appeal of murder conviction is denied
Former Oglethorpe County deputy’s final appeal of murder conviction is deniedh

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Snapped: Tracy Fortson

INMATE INFORMATION

NAME: FORTSON, TRACY LEA
GDC ID: 0000621875

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

YOB: 1964
RACE: WHITE
GENDER: FEMALE
HEIGHT: 5’06”
WEIGHT: 160
EYE COLOR: BROWN
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
SCARS, MARKS, TATTOOS

INCARCERATION DETAILS

MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: ARRENDALE STATE PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: LIFE

ACTUAL RELEASE DATE: CURRENTLY SERVING
CURRENT STATUS: ACTIVE

KNOWN ALIASES
A.K.A. FORTSON,TRACY
A.K.A. FORTSON,TRACY LEA

STATE OF GEORGIA – CURRENT SENTENCES
CASE NO: 475502
OFFENSE: ARSON MISC
CONVICTION COUNTY: MADISON COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 06/30/2000
SENTENCE LENGTH: 10 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 475502
OFFENSE: AGGRAV ASSAULT
CONVICTION COUNTY: MADISON COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 06/03/2000
SENTENCE LENGTH: 20 YEARS, 0 MONTHS, 0 DAYS

CASE NO: 475502
OFFENSE: MURDER
CONVICTION COUNTY: MADISON COUNTY
CRIME COMMIT DATE: 06/03/2000
SENTENCE LENGTH: NOT AVAILABLE
STATE OF GEORGIA – PRIOR SENTENCES

STATE OF GEORGIA – INCARCERATION HISTORY

INCARCERATION BEGIN: 09/05/2001
INCARCERATION END: ACTIVE

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