WDBJ7 Web Staff
1:08 PM EST, January 17, 2013
Former Franklin County deputy Jonathan Agee has asked that his capital murder court case in Montgomery County be moved from March 4 to Tuesday so that he can enter a no contest plea, according to the Montgomery County Commonwealth’s Attorney Office.
The Montgomery County charges stem from a shootout with state trooper Matthew Brannock Agee is accused of getting into on Interstate 81 on Memorial Day 2011.
In Montgomery County, Agee is charged with attempted capital murder, aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and felony eluding.
Agee recently entered a no contest plea to murder charges in Roanoke City Court. He was facing murder charges in Roanoke for killing his ex-wife prior to the shootout on I-81 in Montgomery County. Click here for more on the Roanoke City charges.
He remains in jail without bond. Agee has not been sentenced on the Roanoke City chages yet.
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