PARKER, Fla. Oct 4 2010– A Panhandle area police officer has been charged with shooting his former girlfriend and dragging her body into the woods.
Bay County Sheriff Frank McKeithen said 43-year-old Parker Police Officer Mark Alan Bomia was arrested Saturday night and charged with murdering Anna Beach. According to an arrest report, Bomia said he went to the victim’s house to talk to her, and she attacked him. The News Herald reported that, according to an arrest affidavit, Bomia admitted shooting Beach and removing her clothes and other evidence from the scene.
Autopsy results are pending. Additional details are expected to be released at a press conference Monday.
It’s unclear if Bomia had legal counsel.