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Man formally charged with murder of Florida A&M University graduate student

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-14 17:30:32-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — April 14 Update: Khalil Ogilvie was indicted by the State Attorney's Office Thursday for first degree murder in the death of Makayla Bryant.

UPDATE: On Monday, The Tallahassee Police Department arrested a second suspect in connection to the shooting of 22-year-old Florida A&M University graduate student MaKayla Bryant that happened on Jan. 26.

Khalil Ogilvie, 26, has been charged with first-degree felony murder after an investigation by TPD.

According to TPD, the shooting was the result of an illegal drug sale.

"Ogilvie approached the passenger side where the victim, an adult female, was sitting and produced a handgun in an attempt to rob the victim and the driver, Precious Charlton," TPD wrote in a release. "The victim grappled with Ogilvie over the handgun, and the gun went off striking and killing her."

Charlton drove Bryant to a local hospital where life-saving measures were attempted. Sadly, she succumbed to her injuries.

Charlton was subsequently arrested on Jan. 29 and charged with third-degree felony murder and possession of narcotics with intent to sell for her involvement.


The Tallahassee Department announced Monday an arrest in the shooting death of a Florida A&M University graduate student.

The Tallahassee Police Department arrested 23-year-old Precious Charlton Saturday and charged Charlton with third-degree murder and possession of narcotics with intent to sell in connection to the death of the victim.

MaKayla Bryant, age 22, died Wednesday, Jan. 26 after a shooting incident at 1242 Stuckey Ave.

According to a Tallahassee Police Department Incident Synopsis report, Charlton was driving the vehicle the victim was in at the time of the shooting and transported the victim to the hospital.

The report notes that Charlton was not the shooter in the incident that led to the death of the victim.