Man sentenced to life in prison for 2021 murder in Carroll County

Sherrod Sinteze Montgomery
Sherrod Sinteze Montgomery(Henry County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 5:03 PM EDT
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CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a man over a card game in Bowdon.

43-year-old Sherrod Montgomery killed 63-year-old Ricky Buchanan Cox during a card game. Montgomery had accused Cox of cheating, then began beating and kicking him. Cox was taken to the hospital where he later died.

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Montgomery was convicted of felony murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery in January.