Geneva Teen Indicted in Death of Florida Deputy

A Geneva County grand jury has indicted an 18-year-old in the death of a Northwest Florida law enforcement officer.

On August 23rd, Holmes County Reserve Deputy Joe Galloway died after overturning his patrol car on a remote, dirt road along the Holmes-Geneva county line.

Galloway was reportedly in pursuit of a vehicle driven by Geneva resident Cody Edwards.

Eyewitnesses said Edwards was driving recklessly and speeding moments before Galloway crashed his car.

Edwards is charged with manslaughter.

He remains free under a $50,000 bond.

His next court date is for arraignment in December at the Geneva County Courthouse.

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