Suspect in Columbus' first homicide of 2018 to appear in court

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The suspect in Columbus' first homicide this year will make his first court appearance Thursday.

Sixty-five-year-old Tommy McNeal is scheduled to appear in Recorder's Court at 9 a.m.

According to Muscogee County Sheriff's deputies, McNeal's original court date, set for Wednesday, was pushed back.

McNeal is accused of shooting and killing 63-year-old Nancy Johnson on Colorado Street early New Year's morning.

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