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Tue May 19, 2009
WVAS Local

A Lee County Man Faces Murder Charges

Opelika, Alabama – OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - A Smiths Station man turned himself in
after a grand jury returned a murder indictment against him.
57-year-old Mike Britton is charged in the Oct. 7, 2008 shooting
death of 32-year-old Robert Brian Hurst. Investigator said the
victim was shot in a domestic dispute at a trailer on Lee Road 292.
Britton posted a $50,000 bond and was released from custody
Monday.
Lee County Sheriff's Capt. Van Jackson said Britton is scheduled
to make an initial court appearance Friday.