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Dec 7, 2012 9:42 AM

Murray State Player Indicted Again

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - A Murray State basketball player who withdrew his guilty plea to hitting a couple with his car in the parking lot of a Walmart has been indicted again.

The Paducah Sun reports the indictment handed down Thursday charges 20-year-old Zaveral "Zay" Jackson with one count of second-degree assault and one count of wanton endangerment.

Originally, Jackson was charged with two counts of second-degree assault, but entered a guilty plea to lesser charges of first-degree wanton endangerment in exchange for a sentence that included 30 days in jail and a diversion program.

However, the original judge stepped down and a new judge rejected proposed sentence as too lenient, so Jackson withdrew his plea in November and the case was sent back to the grand jury.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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