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June 23--  A Toombs County grand jury has indicted a county resident on seven counts including malice murder for the shooting death of a man who made a late night visit to his daughter's bedroom.

Sixty-one-year old Norman NeeSmith is accused of killing 22-year-old Justin Deshaun Patterson of Montgomery County.  At the time of the shooting in January, Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight reported NeeSmith caught Patterson in the early morning hours with his 18-year-old daughter in the bedroom of their mobile home at 220 Harden Chapel Road.

The grand jury indicted five people on drug related charges including Winston Salem, Jr., Simon Guana, Jr., Michael Outler, Alvin Hamilton and Rori Bingaman.

Indicted for burglary are Jeffery Phillips, Jr., Eric Lane, Andrew Harris, Jr., Michael Smith, Justin Hattaway and Christopher Ennis.

Eric Brown was indicted for robbery and Nathan Monds for attempted robbery.

In a family violence case, Michael Yeomans was indicted for assault and battery and cruelty to children.

An aggravated sexual battery indictment was returned against Christopher McKenzie; Terrell Braddy was indicted for aggravated assault; Brandon Adams for making terroristic threats against members of the Lyons Police Department; Jeremy Boyett for theft by taking; Michael Smith for entering an automobile; Toni Corbin, Linda Jackson and Melinda Langston for forgery; Houston Adams, Jr., Tyvone Bacon and Lanorris Lawson for shoplifting; Kenneth Dilas, Sr. for theft by deception and deposit account fraud; and Terrence Woods for transmitting a false public alarm.