Sheriff Hilton Is Primary Suspect
On Friday, Gary Michael Hilton, who authorities now believe could be a serial killer, was officially named a primary suspect in the Irene Bryant murder investigation, according to Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney.
The announcement came two days after the U.S. Attorney's Office announced its desire to take the lead role in the investigation.
Mahoney wouldn't reveal specifically what led him to name Hilton as the primary suspect.
Since Hilton led authorities to the body of 24-year-old Meredith Emerson's body in Georgia's Dawson State Forest on Jan. 7, law enforcement agencies across...