Suspect in paternity test forgeries maintains innocence as more charges come in

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OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) —Brandy Murrah, the owner of the A&J Lab Collection, turned herself in to authorities on Wednesday morning.

Murrah was originally taken into custody on May 11 when a Florida doctor’s office contacted Ozark police, saying they believe they received a document that had been forged. Murrah was also under investigation for giving the Dale County Department of Human Resources fake records.

“None of which is true,” Brandy Murrah said. “I am completely innocent and withstand beside that until the end of this.”

“We are going to be charged with 14 counts of forgery in the fourth degree, which (are) misdemeanors, 14 misdemeanors and also of perjury, which is a Class C felony,” attorney David Harrison said. “We steadfastly on the fact that we are innocent.”

Sources told WDHN that under her previous last name Williams, she was convicted on five counts of fraudulent use of credit cards in Houston County in 2013. She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 14 months in prison and three years of probation.

“We vigorously represent Mrs. Murrah and vigorously attack this evidence once we receive it, and we are looking forward to our day in trial,” Harrison said. “Mrs. Murrah is glad this day has come so she can move forward in her life.”

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