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COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) – A grand jury has indicted a fired Georgia police sergeant on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a paramedic with whom authorities say he was having an affair.
According to the Ledger-Enquirer, the indictment says William Talley shot Kelly Levinsohn in the back of the head. Talley was indicted Tuesday on malice murder and felony murder charges in the May slaying.
He was fired by Columbus police after the shooting and remains jailed in Muscogee County.
His lawyer says he can’t afford the $1 million bond.
Assistant District Attorney Robin King says Talley remains on suicide watch. He’s been declared mentally competent to stand trial.
Authorities say Talley took Levinsohn’s truck, wrecking it and injuring himself after the shooting. He was arrested following a standoff with police.