LIVE VIDEO: WTLV Live Video_1    Watch
 

New indictment issued in Ga. mobile home slayings

9:42 AM, May 30, 2012   |    comments
  • Guy Heinze, Jr.
  • Crime scene at the New Hope Plantation in Glynn County
    
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A Brunswick man facing the death penalty in the 2009 slayings of eight people including his father has been charged under a new indictment.

MORE: Attorneys: Show evidence in Ga. mobile home slayings
    
Prosecutors say they indicted 24-year-old Guy Heinze Jr. for a second time to sidestep a challenge by defense attorneys, who wanted a judge to throw out the original indictment because one of the grand jurors had a felony record.

MORE: Guy Heinze Jr. pleads not guilty to killings
    
District Attorney Jackie Johnson said Tuesday the new indictment obtained last week voids the old one, but it contains the exact same charges.

MORE: Gun stock to be tested for DNA in Ga. slayings
    
Heinze is charged with murder in the August 2009 slayings of his father and seven members of an extended family found beaten to death inside a Brunswick mobile home. Pre-trial motions in the case are scheduled to be heard the week of June 18.

Associated Press

Most Watched Videos