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Former D.A. pleads guilty

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.

posted at 4:45 P.M. by ashley.harper@walb.com

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