Ruby Kate Coursey, 27, from Thomaston, Upson County, is accused of killing her paraplegic boyfriend Troymaine Johnson, 33, after he died of hypothermia after Coursey left him in the woods.
Coursey is accused of stranding her paraplegic boyfriend in the woods and leaving him to die. She has been charged with felony murder and neglect of a disabled adult.
Johnson was last seen on March 14 when he and Coursey were supposed to beaded for the store, police said. She left his wheelchair at his home in Fort Valley.
Johnson’s body was then found three days later at a hunting camp 70 miles south of Atlanta. Coursey is accused of pushing Johnson out of the car and leaving him to die.
Friends told CBS that Johnson was a funny and kind man.
Upson County Sheriff Dan Kilgore told WMAZ: “They have had a romantic relationship for a while but they had not been in that relationship for a little while. She had gone down to pick him up and he was never heard from again.”
Who Is Ruby Kate Coursey?
Ruby Kate Coursey is a 27-year-old Georgia woman who is said to have dumped her paraplegic boyfriend in the woods, 70 miles from Atlanta, and left him to die. She has been charged with felony murder and neglect of a disabled adult.