Not Guilty Plea In Murder Of Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy

The suspect accused of killing a Knox County Sheriff’s deputy is entering a plea of not guilty.  Daylon Richardson is facing two counts of murder, aggravated fleeing and eluding authorities, and unlawful possession of a weapon by a firearm.  Richardson’s car hit and killed deputy Nicholas Weist [[  WHY-st  ]] last month while attempting to flee from police in Henry County, according to prosecutors.  Richardson’s public defender filed the plea Monday and requested a jury trial.  The jury trial is now scheduled to start in the case this July.

***Report Courtesy of Total Traffic News***