Meridian Native Killed in Georgia

Columbus, Ga. A Meridian woman died after a shooting in Georgia earlier this week.

28-year-old Jessica Morton Osborne was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend, Vashon Walker, 29, Tuesday. Authorities say Osborne had been shot in the head.

Osborne had moved from Meridian to Columbus, Ga., just last week to live with Walker. She was a Meridian High School and Meridian Community College graduate.

Walker has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Saturday June 21 at 9 a.m. This is Columbus' 12th homicide of the year.

Vashon Walker
Jessica Osborne