Suspect Who Killed K-9 Officer in Walker County Pleas

LaFayette, GA (WDEF) The man who shot and killed a K-9 officer in Walker County plead guilty to numerous charges Tuesday.

Steven Waldemer received sentences of fifty years, with the first twenty-five years to be served in custody.

In June, deputies were coming to arrest Waldemer on sexual assault charges when he shot and killed K-9 officer Tanja.

He also wounded Deputy Donnie Brown.

Waldemer was already on parole out of Idaho for kidnapping when this happened.

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