Columbus man charged in first homicide of the year appears in court

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COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) — The man charged in the first homicide of the year in Columbus is expected to appear in court for the first time this week.

65-year-old Tommy McNeal is scheduled to be before a judge at 9:00 a.m. January 10th. Mcneal, a convicted cop killer, is charged with murder, aggravated assault, possessing a firearm by a felon and during a commission of a crime, and theft by receiving stolen property related to the gun.

Mcneal is charged with shooting and killing 63-year-old Nancy Johnson just thirty minutes into New Year’s Day. Police say he also shot her daughter, and she survived the shooting. The two victims were attending a New Year’s Eve Party at a home on a Colorado street when they were shot.

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