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Man accused of fatally bludgeoning woman with car jack indicted

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Jessie Gray, charged in the bludgeoning and strangling his girlfriend Brenda Gail Faulkner to death made his first court appearance Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Bibb County Magistrate Court.
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Jessie Gray, charged in the bludgeoning and strangling his girlfriend Brenda Gail Faulkner to death made his first court appearance Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Bibb County Magistrate Court.

Bibb County grand jurors voted Tuesday to indict a 49-year-old Macon man in the Feb. 16 bludgeoning and strangling death of his girlfriend.

Jessie Gray is charged with malice murder, felony murder and family violence-related aggravated assault in the death of 58-year-old Brenda Gail Faulkner, according to an indictment filed in Bibb County Superior Court.

The document alleges that Gray struck Faulkner with a portion of a metal car jack, causing her death.

The killing allegedly happened at Faulkner’s boarding house, 1776 First Ave. in Macon’s Pleasant Hill neighborhood.

Gray is being held at the Bibb County jail without bond.

Jessie Gray, charged in the bludgeoning and strangling his girlfriend Brenda Gail Faulkner to death made his first court appearance Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Bibb County Magistrate Court.

Amy Leigh Womack: 478-744-4398, @awomackmacon

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