Convicted disbarred Georgia attorney on the run after allegedly killing mother
Feb 11, 2019 01:39 PM EST
The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting a nationwide manhunt after an ex-lawyer, who was supposed to turn himself in for a 30-year sentence, allegedly killed his mother, cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and fled.
Richard Merritt, 44, is wanted for the murder of his mother in DeKalb County, Georgia, after she was found "violently killed" on Feb. 2, according to U.S. Marshals.