Jeffersonville murder suspect hit with new drug charges

Jeffersonville murder suspect hit with new drug charges
19-year-old Bobby Powell is facing new drug charges following his July arrest for allegedly killing his co-worker.

CLARK COUNTY, Ind. (WAVE) - A man charged with killing his co-worker at a tire shop in Jeffersonville is facing additional drug charges.

The News and Tribune reports that 19-year-old Bobby Powell was in court Monday on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Powell also is accused of shooting and killing James Winters at Big O Tires on Allison Lane in July. Police said the two men did not get along and argued the day before Winters was shot.

Powell is charged with murder. A pretrial conference is scheduled for Dec. 18. A jury trial is set for June 2, 2020.

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