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    According to testimony this afternoon (May 31) in Columbus Recorder’s Court, a military police officer killed his friend Tuesday night at his Stone Creek Court home following an incident involving a paintball gun. Tarr is from Fort Benning but he is stationed at Fort Gillem. Tarr pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was ordered held in the Muscogee County Jail with bond.

According to testimony this afternoon (May 31) in Columbus Recorder’s Court, a military police officer killed his friend Tuesday night at his Stone Creek Court home following an incident involving a paintball gun. Tarr is from Fort Benning but he is stationed at Fort Gillem. Tarr pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was ordered held in the Muscogee County Jail with bond. Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com
According to testimony this afternoon (May 31) in Columbus Recorder’s Court, a military police officer killed his friend Tuesday night at his Stone Creek Court home following an incident involving a paintball gun. Tarr is from Fort Benning but he is stationed at Fort Gillem. Tarr pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was ordered held in the Muscogee County Jail with bond. Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com

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