Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray

Huntsville, Alabama Police Chief Mark McMurray spoke about the murder of a Trion, Georgia woman at a press conference on Thursday.  McMurray offered his condolences to the murder victim’s family and promised that justice would be served.

McMurray said, “First, let me say to the family of Ms. Courtney Spraggins how deeply saddened and shocked we are as a community and a police department that this murder has taken place. We extend to you our sincerest condolences and want to assure all of you that this does not represent our police officers or our community of Huntsville. Our commitment to you is for full accountability and that justice will be served.”

Former Huntsville Police Officer David McCoy is accused of murdering Spraggins, who was 7-month pregnant at the time of her death and the mother of two children.  McCoy and Spraggins were in a romantic relationship.

Chief McMurray says that McCoy has been terminated from the Hunstville Police Department and remains in jail without bond.

WHNT / Compiled Sources