A Bibb County grand jury indicted a Macon man on a murder charge Tuesday.
Robert Lee Reeves Jr., 29, of St. Charles Place, was charged with murder in the July 2009 slaying of Crystal Morgan, a 23-year-old single mother who was strangled in the woods between Marigold and Pio Nono avenues.
Investigators believe that Morgan, a mother of three, was sexually assaulted before she was killed, according to previous reports, but there was no rape charge in Tuesday’s indictment.
Reeves was charged Jan. 4 and is being held in the Bibb County jail. He has previous convictions for attempted rape, entering an auto, theft by receiving and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.
Among other charges included in Tuesday’s indictments:
— Shondricus Demetrick Ingram, 30, of Roy Street, was indicted on a charge of aggravated assault on a peace officer. Ingram is charged with striking Macon police officer Gerald Dunn with Dunn’s baton Jan. 28. Officers had responded to a family violence call at the Scottish Inn on Riverside Drive when the officers started to chase him. Ingram managed to get the baton away from Dunn and allegedly struck him several times before a second officer arrived. It took five officers to subdue and handcuff Ingram, according to a police report.
— Shanice Roshelle Curry, 24, of Jaden Place, was indicted on an aggravated assault charge after she allegedly cut Michael King with a knife March 12. Curry was previously convicted of aggravated assault in June 2003, according to the indictment.
— Deonta Hodges was indicted on a charge of aggravated child molestation after he allegedly performed a sexual act with a boy under the age of 16.
— Jamel Dion Thomas, 19, of Bethlea Avenue, was indicted on an aggravated assault charge for allegedly shooting Jonathan Harris with a handgun in July.
— Eugene Cobb Jr., 29, of Bowman Street, was indicted on four counts of aggravated assault after allegedly shooting at four people during a robbery attempt March 26, including shooting one man in the face.
Information from The Telegraph’s archives was included in this report.
To contact writer Phillip Ramati, call 744-4334.