The first appearance hearing in Columbus Recorder's Court this morning for accused killer, Brandon James Floyd, was postponed.
The case's lead detective, Charlie Fairbairn, wasn't available to testify at the 9 a.m. hearing, so a continuance was requested on his behalf. Judge Michael Cielinski rescheduled the hearing for Saturday at 9 a.m.
The approximately week-long search for Floyd ended Friday morning when the Columbus man turned himself in to police.
Floyd, 23, is accused of shooting acquaintance William Brandon Cobbs, 21, on April 4 in the parking lot of 5401 Gunboat Drive. Cobbs had just received a haircut and was behind the wheel of a Nissan, with Floyd in the back seat, when the bullet struck Cobbs in the upper back, police said.
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Floyd was accompanied by his lawyer when he turned himself in to authorities about 11:45 a.m. at the Public Safety Center on 10th Street.
He has been charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Cobbs’ death was the second homicide in Columbus this year. The first was Victor M. Barnes, 19, who died Jan. 22 at The Medical Center.