Death penalty sought for suspects accused of killing Glennville man in case of mistaken identity
TATTNALL COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Prosecutors filed a motion in a hearing on Tuesday to seek the death penalty against two men accused in the shooting death of Bobby Kicklighter in Glennville.
Christopher Sumlin is accused of shooting Kicklighter in a case of mistaken identity on January 30, 2021. Prosecutors are also seeking the death penalty against Nathan Weekes.
Both hearings lasted about 20 minutes each.
Sumlin also faces murder charges in the death of a Wayne County man.
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*The Coastal News Service contributed to this article.
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