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Indicted on murder, out on bond in Georgia???

Charleston, SC |

my son was murdered by his wife in Dec., she has been indicted for Malice Murder, and 5 other felony charges. She was denied bond, her lawyer requested a new judge, and he granted her $100,000 bond, she was released yesterday, and living with a correctional officer now. I am outraged that she is out of jail, and am very concerned about what kind of justice we will get for my son in Georgia

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Arrested in GA or SC? Contact the victim's advocate at your county's solicitor's office.

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Make sure you keep in close contact with the prosecutor and the victim advocate.


My condolences for your loss. In many states there is a presumption in favor of granting bail except for capital cases. Usually there are two issues the court must address as to whether to grant bail 1) is the person a flight risk, in other words if they are let out of jail will they appear for court when its time, and 2) is the person a danger to the public---now some judges would say if there is probable cause for murder, the act of murder is enough evidence to demonstrate she is a danger to the community, others would recognize this murder as situational and an act of family violence, and therefore would be unlikely to result in further violence to anyone else in the community and therefore bail would be appropriate, so long as she is not a flight risk. The court might require she be suprevised while on release by a responsible third party custodian and undoubtedly would impose other conditions she must abide by while on release. Lastly, if you are concerned about how well the prosecution is doing its job there should be a victims advocate office and/or state ombudsman office that you should maintain regular contact with, the prosecutor's office itself usually has a victim's liasion person as well.



I spoke to the DA yesterday, she claims in Georgia if you're not indicted in 90 days, you are eligible for bond. She was indicted on the 94th day. She is charged with malice Murder, 2 counts -invol. manslaughter, 2 counts- vol. manslaughter, tampering with evidence, providing false statements, possession of 6 firearms. They have an ankle monitor on her.