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Man Convicted in Death of a Montgomery Police Officer

Montgomery,Alabama – In July of 2007, Micah J. Day of Millbrook ran his vehicle into a car on Hayneville Road and the Western Boulevard;the driver was not injured.

Day kept driving and minutes later ran his vehicle into another one; this time slamming it into a utility pole on Old Selma Road, killing the driver, off duty Montgomery Police Officer Robert Edward McCory.

Day must serve 35 years in prison for reckless murder. Prosecutors say at the time of the fatal traffic accident, Day was under the influence of alcohol, cocaine, and marijuana.

Day had three prior arrests for DUI within the past five years, including two in 2006.