Hearing set in Ellis case

A DeKalb County Superior Court judge has set an October date for hearings in the political corruption case of suspended CEO Burrell Ellis.

Judge Courtney L. Johnson will hear all pending motions in the 15-count indictment case on Oct. 17. Several outstanding issues, including a motion to dismiss all charges, remain before the court.

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