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FITZGERALD, Ga. - A Georgia man who was a recent lottery jackpot winner was murdered early Thursday in a home invasion robbery.
Craigory Burch Jr., 20, won $434,272 when he hit the Fantasy 5 jackpot last November.
Burch’s girlfriend, who was at home at the time of the incident ran for help, but Burch died from gunshot wounds that he suffered in the attack.
Authorities have not released information about suspects, according to WALB.
Burch’s friends said the man was a forklift operator who used some of his lottery winnings to buy Christmas presents for those in need.