A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday indicted a Coleman County man accused of killing Tony Lanar Elkins on a ranch in south Taylor County.
Phillip Roberts Aldridge, 71, of Goldsboro was indicted on one count of manslaughter stemming from the Nov. 17 incident. Methenolone Acetate
According to court documents, Aldridge and Elkins arrived at the ranch earlier in the day. Witnesses said they drank alcoholic beverages and left together about 2:30 p.m. in Aldridge's vehicle, with the accused driving.
One witness said they headed toward the exit, the documents said, but then turned around and headed in the direction where Elkins' body was eventually found. He'd been run over multiple times and dragged by a vehicle, Taylor County sheriff's deputies said in the documents.
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When contacted shortly after the body was found, Aldridge was at his residence, the documents said. His truck had body damage and what appeared to be blood and hair on the front of the vehicle.
According to the court documents, a deputy determined tracks at the scene indicate the vehicle accelerated before striking the victim.
According to Taylor County Jail records, Aldridge was arrested Nov. 18 on a murder charge but he was later arrested again on a manslaughter charge on Nov. 20. He remains in jail, according to the jail record, on $57,500 bond, which includes other charges.
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