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Woman indicted in sheriff's death

 

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) - A woman has been indicted on a capital murder charge in the death of a Mississippi sheriff.

Brandy Nicole Williams was charged Friday in the killing of George County Sheriff Garry Welford. Authorities said Welford was struck by a pickup truck on July 21 while police were trying to stop a fleeing suspect. Arraignment for Williams is set for April 7.

Christopher Lee Baxter also is being held following the sheriff's death. He recently was sentenced to 18 years in prison on drug charges.

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