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Britton indicted for September 2008 murder

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) -  A former sheriff's deputy is out on bond, after he turned himself in for a murder charge dating back to September of 2008.

The Lee County Sheriff's office tell News Leader 9, the case against Smiths Station resident, Mike Britton, will go before a grand jury.

Investigators say 57-year-old shot and killed 32-year-old Brian Hurst in 2008, after Hurst and Britton's daughter got into an argument.

A Lee County grand jury originally decided not to go forward with the case. But since then, new information surfaced thus prompting a grand jury to indict Britton last week.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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