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Hearing scheduled for man accused of killing sheriff

A judge plans to hold a preliminary hearing for a man accused of killing an Alabama sheriff

Posted: Jan 5, 2020 8:29 PM
Updated: Jan 5, 2020 8:32 PM

HAYNEVILLE, Ala - (WTVA) - A judge plans to hold a preliminary hearing for a man accused of killing an Alabama sheriff.

Court records show a preliminary hearing is to be held Monday for William Chase Johnson.

The 18-year-old faces capital murder charges in the shooting death of Lowndes County Sheriff John “Big John” Williams.

Williams was shot and killed in November at a gas station.

Johnson was arrested several hours later.

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