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Murder suspect's father appears in court, charged with making terroristic threats

Walter Ragan (Source: Columbus Police Department) Walter Ragan (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The father of a murder suspect appeared in court Thursday morning, charged with making terroristic threats.

Police say Walter Ragan made phone calls and left voicemails threatening the life of a Columbus woman.

Officials also say Ragan has a violent history after being convicted of child molestation, rape, and kidnapping.

Ragan's son, Lonnie Ragan, is currently in jail on no bond for the shooting death of 28-year-old Holly Hearn at her Billings Court home.

[Read: Woman killed, man injured at Billings Court home]

We will have more details on Walter Ragan's day in court coming up on News Leader 9 at Five.    

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