published Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Man charged with killing 6-month-old son won't be retried because his case was forgotten about

No retrial

CATOOSA COUNTY, GA - A man charged with killing his 6-month-old son will not be retried because prosecutors forgot his case for nearly eight years.

Alfred Alexander was indicted in December 2004 for the smothering death of his son, Elijah.

In October 2005, a jury found Alexander not guilty of malice murder, guilty of child cruelty, and could not reach a verdict on felony murder.

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