Murder suspect Steven James Mauldin remains incarcerated in the Chattooga County Jail and Sheriff Mark Schrader says that his investigators continue to follow up on leads and information into the killing of three people back in August. Mauldin is accused of shooting and killing thirty-five-year-old Joe Edward Brown and his mother, sixty-one-year-old Linda Mae Everett and seriously wounding Daryl Lee Marsh.
Marsh later passed away from injuries sustained during that shooting and Mauldin is facing three counts of murder at this time. Sheriff Schrader said he was able to speak briefly with Marsh before he passed away over a week ago at Kindred Hospital in Chattanooga. The sheriff hoped Marsh would be the key witness to the murders when Steven Mauldin stands trial.
Chattooga County Magistrate Judge Tracy Maddux says a preliminary hearing regarding the presenting of the case to a Chattooga County Grand Jury will be held on Thursday, October 17th.
(WZQZ/Chattooga County Radio)