A former North Charleston, S.C., police officer was indicted Monday on murder charges in the killing of 50-year-old Walter Scott.

According to 9th Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson, the indictment against Michael Slager was handed down by a grand jury Monday morning.

The (Charleston) Post and Courier reports:

" 'The prosecution work has just begun,' Wilson said during a news conference. The solicitor said she just received the last part of the State Law Enforcement Division file this morning."Wilson said she thinks a jury in Charleston County can be impartial in making a decision in the case."Slager's attorney, Andy Savage, said the indictment is 'just another step in the process.' "

If you remember, the case came to national prominence when video of the incident shot by a bystander became public.

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