Accused cop killer to be transferred to state prison

Major Davis Jr., from a previous arrest. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Major Davis Jr., the man accused of killing Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Perry Renn in 2014, will be transferred to state prison.

Court documents filed show that the defendant’s motion to be transferred was granted. Davis, Jr. will now be transferred to the Indiana Department of Corrections for “safekeeping,” according to documents.

Davis, Jr.’s trial date is still years away. reported in December that a preliminary date of Feb. 2017 was set for a trial. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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