Trussell Ave. murder suspect faces additional charges

Columbus, GA (WTVM) - The 88-year-old man accused of killing a woman at a home on Trussell Avenue Tuesday afternoon is expected to answer to charges in Recorders Court Thursday morning.

Reports from the Columbus Police Department confirmed Byrd will face additional charges in connection with the murder of Nancy Green, 67. Byrd is also charged with willful killing and possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime.

Green is now the third homicide victim of 2018. She died after she was shot Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Sources tell News Leader 9 Nancy Green was James Byrd's step-daughter.

Columbus Recorders Court clerks confirmed Byrd is scheduled to appear before Judge Julius Hunter at 9 a.m. Thursday.

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