UPDATE April 8, 2020:
The Butts County Sheriff's Office, Georgia State Patrol, and United States Marshalls apprehended Cody Matthews Wednesday, the Jackson Progress-Argus reports. Autumn Keara Finlay was found safe. Matthews was hiding in at a residence in Williamson in Pike County.
Matthews was believed to be holding Finlay against her will. But Monday evening a post on the BCSO Facebook page stated that investigators believed Finlay was assisting Matthews in avoiding apprehension. A warrant was taken out against Finlay for aiding and abetting a fugitive.
April 6, 2020:
BUTTS COUNTY, Ga. (WGHP) -- Authorities are searching for a Georgia woman and a man wanted on a murder charge, according to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office.
Cody Bryce Matthews, 20, is wanted for murder and aggravated assault.
The sheriff’s office believes Autumn Keara Finlay, 21, is with Matthews and possibly being held against her will. Finlay is in “extreme danger,” according to the sheriff’s office.
Matthews is considered armed and dangerous.