Panama City man indicted in ex-lovers murder

PANAMA CITY – A 26 year old man accused in the murder of his ex-lover has been indicted by a grand jury. According to court records, Billy Herman Shaffer III, who was arrested last month in connection with the shooting death of 48-year-old Matthew Kelley at his Buena Vista Blvd. trailer, now faces charges of first-degree murder and burglary. He remains at the Bay County Jail. His next court date is scheduled for Jan. 2, court records show.