Inmates accused of killing guards face murder charges
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.