Murder case among indictments

ALBANY, Ga. -- The Dougherty County Grand Jury indicted Sade Lois Britt on five criminal charges Wednesday, including malice murder, felony murder, financial transaction card theft, financial transaction card fraud and theft by receiving stolen property.

Britt was arrested last year for the death of 52-year-old Anthony E. Westbrook, who was shot in the back of the head "execution style," according to authorities. Westbrook's nude body was discovered in April, face down on a mattress in a wooded area off the 1700 block of Westtown Road. However, in a preliminary hearing, Judge Robert Revell dismissed the charges against Britt.

Following the October hearing, Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards vowed to indict Britt at a later grand jury Session.

"That will result in a murder indictment," Edwards said.

After Westbrook's body was discovered -- but previous to Britt's arrest -- surveillance video showed a woman with long, manicured fingernails and wearing a full-head black mask drive up to a bank ATM in Westbrook's Kia automobile.

Christopher Brett Richardson was indicted on seven counts of sexual exploitation of children. According to graphic indictment description, evidence exists of numerous digital computer images depicting minor children (under 18 years of age) in various stages of undress and engaged in sexually explicit acts.

Richardson had been arrested and charged in December by the Dougherty County Police Department. According to DCPD Sgt. Chad Kirkpatrick, officers found six child-porn images downloaded from Richardson's computer and 91 images of child erotica at Richardson's home at 1803 Lily Pond Road. According to Edwards, Richardson could face further indictments in the future.

Clinton Mitchell Daniels and Richard Cordero Lawless were indicted on one count each of armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a knife during commission of a felony. According to the indictment, the pair executed a robbery of the North Slappey Krystal restaurant in December. During commission of the crime, one or both robbers are said to have waived a knife at customers and employees injured one of the employees with the knife. Police reports of the robbery state that the robbers didn't open the cash register but took it with them when they left.

Wade Lanier Tucker received three indictments, one count each for rape, incest and sexual battery. According to the indictment, the incest charge is valid in Georgia, even though the victim was related to Tucker by marriage.