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Bond granted to Augusta slaying suspect

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013 8:56 PM
Last updated 10:23 PM
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Bond was granted Friday to one of two men accused of murder in an August slaying.

Family members of Charlie D. Davis Jr. stormed out of a Richmond County Superior Court courtroom Friday morning after Senior Judge William M. Fleming Jr.’s decision to set a $40,000 bond for Killeon Cooper.

Cooper, 20, and Curtis M. Bonman, 30, face charges of murder in Davis’ death.

Davis, 31, was shot to death on Third Avenue behind Dogwood Terrace on Aug. 28. According to Assistant District Attorney Amanda Heath, Cooper was one of the shooters.

Cooper was arrested Sept. 24 and Bonman on Nov. 22. Bonman remains in jail without bond, and faces an unrelated probation violation warrant. Bonman was on probation for forgery.

Attorney Don Evans of the public defender’s office asked the judge to consider a reasonable bond for Cooper. Although Cooper dropped out of high school, he earned his GED, Evans said.

Cooper is also in the National Guard, Evans said. He has no prior criminal conviction.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 12/14/13 - 08:18 am
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So now a GED is an excuse?

Attorney Don Evans of the public defender’s office asked the judge to consider a reasonable bond for Cooper. Although Cooper dropped out of high school, he earned his GED, Evans said.

Has Augusta's general education level for certain parts of our community so low that having a GED is now a valid argument for BOND for Murder?

Now wondering what a MD/PHD would get?
"Now Doctor, you knew better, don't do that again, or I will have to fine the victim $10 for littering."

soapy_725
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soapy_725 12/14/13 - 08:21 am
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and equal justice under the law........ a sureality show.......
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and equal justice under the law........ a sureality show.......

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