Felony Murder in Georgia

A prosecutor announced Friday he will seek felony murder charges against three Washington County sheriffs deputies for their role in the tasing death of a 58-year-old man reportedly “acting suspiciously.”

The decision comes after the GBI wrapped up its investigation of the death of Euree Lee Martin, killed July 7 while walking along Deepstep Road in Sandersville, about 120 miles southeast of Atlanta. District Attorney Hayward Altman said there’s been no evidence presented that Martin was breaking any laws at the time he encountered police.

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