September 1, 2004
Valdosta - A former South Georgia District Attorney accused of having sex with a witness admits he lied to F.B.I. agents.
Former Alapaha Judicial Circuit D.A. Bob Ellis pleaded guilty to making a false statement. According to a plea bargain, the charges of civil rights violations and witness tampering were dropped.
Ellis will be sentenced in about 60 days, and is not expected to receive more than 3 years in prison.
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