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Norman Smart pleads not guilty to murder of wife

Norman Smart (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Office) Norman Smart (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Office)
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Norman Smart appeared in court on Wednesday morning and pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the death of his wife, Lauren Smart Brown.

Smart was formally indicted by a Chatham County grand jury on four counts, including malice murder, felony murder, family violence aggravated assault and first degree child cruelty.

Smart initially reported his wife was not breathing in their home on the morning of June 7.

His next court date is scheduled for September 22.

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