MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A former Memphis police officer charged with kidnapping and killing a man while on duty, appeared in court on Thursday.
Patric Ferguson faces several charges in the death of Robert Howard. Court officials continued his case while in court Thursday morning.
According to police, Ferguson admitted to kidnapping Howard and shooting him in the back of his police car.
Howard’s body was found near the Wolf River Bridge.
Even though detectives said Ferguson admitted to the crime, he has entered a not guilty plea.
Right now he’s being held without bond.