Murray County fires another deputy

Murray County fires another deputy

August 31st, 2012 by WRCB-TV Channel 3 in Local - Breaking News

Former Chief Magistrate Bryant Cochran and Angela Garmley. Garmley's accusations against Cochran initiated a state investigation that led to the judge's resignation.

Photo by Contributed Photo/Times Free Press.

CHATSWORTH, GA -- A news release from the Murray County Sheriff's Office this afternoon stated that Deputy Mike Henderson has been terminated "as of today, 8/31/12."

The release further states that both Henderson and Deputy John Greeson (who was terminated Wednesday) gave false statements to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation during a criminal investigation.

The GBI investigation follows the arrest of Angela Garmley on a drug charge. Garmley, who accuses now former Chief Magistrate Judge Bryant Cochran of asking for sex while working on her case, was arrested August 14.

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