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Man indicted in Shreveport officer's death pleads not guilty

8 years 1 month 5 days ago Monday, October 26 2015 Oct 26, 2015 October 26, 2015 1:25 PM October 26, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press

SHREVEPORT - A man accused in the slaying of Shreveport Police Officer Thomas LaValley has entered a not guilty plea to a charge of first-degree murder.

The Times reports 27-year-old Grover Cannon entered the plea Monday in state court. His next hearing date is Dec. 21.

The state indicated it will seek the death penalty in its case against Cannon.

LaValley was responding to a family dispute call Aug. 5 when the 29-year-old was gunned down. He was shot six times.

Cannon was captured the next day after a manhunt.

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