Former Judge Haywood Turner dies at 67 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Former Judge Haywood Turner dies at 67

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) - News Leader 9 has confirmed former Muscogee Municipal Court Judge Haywood Turner died Sunday night at St. Francis Hospital.

Haywood, 67, was defeated in 2008 by Stephen Hyles, a Columbus attorney.
 
Until then, his judgeship remained undefeated for nearly two decades. 

There will be a memorial service Wednesday afternoon at Striffler-Hamby funeral home on Macon Road in Columbus at 4:00pm.

Columbus Mayor, Teresa Tomlinson, will address Judge Turner's passing at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

Fox 54 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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