Strozier to appear in court on Friday

Strozier to appear in court on Friday
Ricardo Strozier (Source: Columbus Police Department)
Ricardo Strozier (Source: Columbus Police Department)
Former Columbus DJ Heath Jackson died Sep. 7 2010 from a gunshot wound.
Former Columbus DJ Heath Jackson died Sep. 7 2010 from a gunshot wound.

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The man accused of shooting and killing local radio DJ Heath Jackson nearly two years ago is scheduled to appear in court this afternoon.

WTVM News Leader 9 has been told officials are meeting to set a date for Ricardo Strozier's trial.

Strozier faces 10 charges including malice and felony murder. Police say Strozier was burglarizing Jackson's house when Jackson came home and was shot in the back.

District Attorney Julia Slater had previously announced she would seek the death penalty against Strozier.

News Leader 9 has a crew on the scene. We'll have more information on News Leader 9 at 5 p.m.

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