UGA student

NORCROSS, Ga. (CBS46) -- A University of Georgia graduate student was laid to rest on Saturday after being fatally shot by an off-duty Madison County Deputy Sheriff.

Winford "Trey" Terrell Adams, 32 allegedly shot Benjamin Lloyd Cloer, 26, Sunday, November 10. Adams alleged that his wife was cheating on him with Cloer.

Winford “Trey” Terrell Adams

Adams has since been fired, and is now facing murder charges.

Services for Cloer were held on Saturday at Norcross Presbyterian Church.

Cloer was described as compassionate and caring, and was an accomplished academic, pursuing graduate studies at the University of Georgia. He would have graduated with his Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence this December.

Related Articles: 

Copyright 2019 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.