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Jurors in the murder trial of three prison gang members accused in the stabbing death of another inmate at a state prison near Sparta nearly two years ago, watched video surveillance footage of the victim being chased around his dorm by other inmates after he was stabbed while taking a shower.
After hearing testimony from several witnesses in the murder trial of three state prison inmates — all members of the Blood Gang — prosecutors rested their case Thursday afternoon in Hancock County Superior Court.
Three prison inmates found guilty of malice murder Friday afternoon by a Hancock County jury and later sentenced by a judge to life in prison without the possibility of parole had criminal pasts, records show.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Primus, of Sparta, will be Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at noon at Stanton Grove Baptist Church, Sparta, Ga. Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Adrick Alexander Chapel, 12271 Broad St. Sparta, Ga. Services entrusted to Dawson's Mortuary, 98 Hop…
Jackson Burnette "Jack" Hamilton, 61, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Reynolds Chapel Cemetery in Hancock County. Mr. Hamilton was a native and resident of Hancock County. He wa…
Mr. Waner B. Hardie, 86, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. There will be a family gathering at Mr. Waner B. Hardie's residence, 211 Linda Drive NE, on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, from 5 until 8 p.m. Mr. Hardie was a lifelong resident of Baldwin County. He was the son of the late William …
Ms. Jonna Tranin Howard, 40, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville with Pastor Eddie Braswell and Pastor Craig Portwood officiating. The family will receive friends at th…
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