A 51-year-old Walnut Street man was indicted Tuesday in the strangling death of a woman on Feb. 21.
Gregory Lamont Allen is charged with murder in the death of 27-year-old Sophia Denmark on Feb. 21, according to court records.
Denmark was found strangled to death at 2127 Walnut St., a small shed-like building behind the Pleasant Hill boarding house where Allen lived at the time of the killing.
Allen told police he was attempting to steal a television from the bedroom of one of Denmark’s two housemates when she came into the small building. Having been caught in the act, he killed her, police said.
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Allen is being held at the Bibb County jail without bond, said Lt. George Meadows.
Information from The Telegraph’s archives was included in this report.