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March 27, 2008

Americus-  A man arrested on murder charges in Alabama is back in Sumter County Thursday.

Johnny Ray Cochran was extradited from Alabama yesterday and appeared before a Sumter County magistrate judge.

He's charged with murdering Melony Strickland. Cochran was considered a suspect shortly after Strickland was found shot to death in her Middle River Road home last August.

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