A former Georgia college administrator has been indicted for purposefully poisoning his sick spouse with cocaine.
Edward Judie Jr. of Macon has been charged with felony homicide within the dying of his spouse, Joyce Fox Judie. The 60-year-old lady, who was affected by dementia, was discovered useless within the couple’s house in November 2019. Edward initially informed police that they had been consuming Hennessey whereas mendacity in mattress. He stated he would sometimes nudge his spouse to test on her, however when she stopped responding, he assumed she was asleep. Nevertheless, an post-mortem discovered that the girl had “many times the lethal dose” of cocaine in her physique when she died. Police decided that he bought the medication that evening and altered his story any time he was offered with new proof about his doable involvement in Joyce’s dying.
In July, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Workplace stated that they had been sure Edward had poisoned his spouse, and the motive was probably for cash. He was arrested, and prosecutors say that whereas in jail, Edward tried to hide $500,000 from his spouse’s life insurance coverage payout and tried to get somebody to safe his passport. He was later launched in September on a $220,000 bond.
Final week, prosecutors introduced that they had been shifting ahead with homicide prices and felony drug prices towards Edward and his confederate, Aliyah Danielle Walker, although it’s unclear what her precise function within the homicide was.
Edward acted as Bibb County’s deputy superintendent of scholar affairs from 2011 to 2015.