Interim District Attorney takes oath after DA Mark Jones suspended
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - An interim district attorney was sworn in Wednesday morning in Muscogee County.
Chief Assistant District Attorney Sheneka Terry will now be the acting district attorney.
Below is a video of Terry being sworn in:
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp suspended District Attorney Mark Jones from the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit on Monday, October 4. This comes after Jones’ 9-count indictment on Sept. 7.
- Two counts of bribery
- Two counts of violation of oath by public officer
- Two counts of influencing a witness
- Two counts of attempted violation of oath by public officer
- Attempted subordination of perjury
Jones’ arraignment is set for October 12.
Terry becomes the first African American to assume the duties of district attorney in Muscogee County.
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