Retired Columbus judge John Land dies at 93 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Retired Columbus judge dies at 93

(Source: Striffler Hamby Mortuary) (Source: Striffler Hamby Mortuary)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Retired Columbus Judge John Land died Wednesday at Columbus Hospice.  He was 93.

Judge Land presided over the "Stocking Strangler" case in the 1980s. 

His funeral is scheduled to be held Monday, December 5th at 3:00 p.m. at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary.  Visitation will be Sunday, December 4th from 4-6 p.m.  

His great-nephew is U.S. District Court Judge Clay Land.  

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