Man enters not guilty plea for murder

By: Staff
By: Staff
Rickey Smith, 63, entered a not guilty plea on Friday, the clerk of court said.

Rickey Smith (WRDW-TV)

Friday, May 2, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Rickey Smith, 63, entered a not guilty plea on Friday, the clerk of court said.

Smith is accused of a January murder when investigators say he shot and killed 35-year old Christopher Padgett. Smith is also accused of shooting another person.

The shooting happened on Moore Road off of Mike Padgett Highway.

Family members tell News 12 that one of the victims and the suspect are related. They also say the shooting happened after problems in the home.


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