COLUMBUS, Miss. — A Columbus police officer charged with domestic violence has resigned.

Assistant Police Chief Fred Shelton told The Commercial Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2cQiYVA ) that Kenyada Blair resigned Wednesday.

He said the matter would go before the Columbus City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday.

The newspaper reports that Lowndes County sheriff’s deputies arrested Blair on a domestic violence charge for an incident at her home eight days ago. She was already on an unpaid suspension from work after allegedly fighting with a woman in a parking lot while on duty in June.

Both incidents involved the same alleged victim, according to police.

The officer is to appear in court on Tuesday.


Information from: The Commercial Dispatch, http://www.cdispatch.com

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