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Widow of slain George Co. Sherrif will fill his post

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GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - The widow of a murdered George County Sheriff will fill her husband's office.

Larry Welford was killed July 21st when a speeding pickup truck ran over him while trying to evade a road block.

Two people have been charged with capital murder in his death. Friday, the George County Board of supervisors announced Debbie Welford will fill the post until a special November election.

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