REPORT: U.S. Marshals searching for disbarred Georgia lawyer suspected of murdering mother
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The U.S. Marshals Service announced Saturday that it is searching for a disbarred Georgia attorney who removed his court-ordered ankle monitor before allegedly murdering his mother a week ago.
He has been on the run ever since.
Richard Merritt’s elderly mother was found dead a week ago, “having been violently killed,” the U.S. Marshals Service said in a statement. Dekalb County Police said Shirley Merritt had been stabbed to death inside her Stone Mountain, Georgia, home and police identified her son as the main suspect last week.
The article goes on to state the following:
Richard Merritt, 44, was scheduled to surrender to authorities the day prior to his mother’s murder after he was sentenced to 30 years in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his elderly clients between 2014 and 2017.
US Marshals searching for disbarred Georgia lawyer suspected of murdering mother. https://t.co/UNZy6chkKK
— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 9, 2019
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