In­mates ac­cused of killing guards face mur­der charges

The Washington Times Daily - - NATION -

EATONTON | Two Ge­or­gia in­mates ac­cused of killing two prison guards dur­ing an es­cape from a prison bus last week face charges in­clud­ing mur­der.

Don­nie Russell Rowe and Ricky Du­bose ap­peared Wed­nes­day in Put­nam County Su­pe­rior Court. A judge told them they’re charged with two counts of mur­der and one count each of felony es­cape and mo­tor ve­hi­cle hi­jack­ing. The judge de­clined to set bond.

The two men are ac­cused of killing Sgt. Christopher Mon­ica and Sgt. Cur­tis Bil­lue in the bus on state High­way 16 in Put­nam County, south­east of At­lanta, on June 13 as they were be­ing moved from one prison to an­other.

They were cap­tured two days later in Ten­nessee.

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