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Bond denied for man accused of killing police officer, girlfriend

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AIKEN, SC (AP) - A judge has denied bond for the man charged with shooting an Aiken police officer to death.

A magistrate on Monday ordered that 26-year-old Joshua Tremaine Jones remain jailed on a murder charge. Bond was set at $10,000 on a weapons charge, and the judge scheduled Jones' next hearing for March 9.

Jones was arrested after police said he shot an officer responding to a report of suspicious activity. Master Cpl. Sandra Rogers died at a hospital Saturday. She had been with the Aiken Public Safety department for nearly 28 years.

Police say Jones had killed his girlfriend, 21-year-old Cayce Vice, in her Augusta, Ga., apartment, and then fatally shot Rogers.

Jones' father has said his son has mental problems.

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