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Murder Suspect Facing Evaluation Before Next Hearing

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Brandon Mackey will be back in court January 15 Brandon Mackey will be back in court January 15
SAVANNAH, GA -

The accused killer of a local firefighter will undergo a psychological evaluation before heading back to court.

Brandon Mackey will take those tests before his next court appearance January 15.

That's when he is expected to plead guilty to murdering Wesley Franklin.

Franklin, an Isle of Hope volunteer firefighter, was shot and killed while sitting in a Sandfly bar back in 2012.

If convicted, Mackey could face life in prison without parole

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6/20/2013 Update: A judge says Brandon Mackey, suspect in the death of firefighter Wesley Franklin, has been bound over for trial.

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 Brandon Mackey, 26, was taken into custody by SCMPD investigators and the Fort Worth Police Department in Watauga, Texas, last night. Mackay is charged with the murder of Franklin. Wesley Franklin was shot and killed during a robbery at Deb's Pub and Grub on Norwood Ave on June 25, 2012.

 

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