Police are searching a landfill for the remains not yet found of the Mercer University Law School graduate.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Macon police are searching a Twiggs County landfill for the remains of Lauren Giddings, 11Alive reported, citing Associated Press. Stephen Mark McDaniel, 25, a Parkview High School graduate, was charged with Giddings' murder and dismemberment. McDaniel lived next door to Giddings in a Macon apartment building. Giddings was reported missing on June 25, and five days later, police found her torso wrapped in plastic in a garbage bin next to the apartment building. FBI agents and police officers have volunteered to help with the latest search, the report said.
Former high-school classmates remember Stephen Mark McDaniel, who is charged with murder of Lauren Giddings in Macon.
The news of the former Parkview High School graduate being charged with a gruesome murder in Macon, drew some mixed responses to those who went to school and church with him in Lilburn. Stephen Mark McDaniel, 25, who is suspected in the killing and dismemberment of fellow Mercer Law School graduate Lauren Giddings, was described as “quiet,” “kind of socially awkward” and “weird” by former classmates. McDaniel, a 2004 Parkview graduate, had been in the Bibb County jail for the past month on unrelated burglary charges, according to jail records, before he was served a murder warrant Tuesday night for the death of Giddings, his next-door neighbor at a Macon apartment. Giddings had been reported missing June 25. On June 30, police found her …