Man Indicted for Murder in Girlfriend's Death - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

05/25/05

Man Indicted for Murder in Girlfriend's Death

A murder case is getting closer to trial. Police say 41-year-old Anthony Horton shot and killed his 21-year-old girlfriend, Rhonda Rita, on March 1. Today, a grand jury indicted him for her murder.

Police found Rita's body in Horton's parent's home where the couple had been staying. Police are not releasing a motive for the shooting.

Horton can now either plea to the murder or await a trial date. In the meantime he remains behind bars at the Chatham County jail.

Reported by: Michelle Paynter, mpaynter@wtoc.com

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