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Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough
Johnson City (TN) Press ^ | October 11, 2013 | John Thompson

Posted on 10/11/2013 11:01:38 AM PDT by don-o

A Washington County jury began deliberations about 1:20 p.m. today in the first-degree murder charges against a Mountain City man accused of killing a couple over his daughter's Facebook page.

Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter is accused — along with three others — of killing Billy Clay Payne, 36, and Billie Jean Hayworth, 23. Both were shot in the head while they were in their home early on the morning of Jan. 31, 2012.

A week of testimony concluded this morning with defense witnesses, and both the state and the defense presented closing arguments. Judge John Kerry Blackwood released jurors for lunch and gave instructions for deliberations upon their return this afternoon.

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KEYWORDS: facebook
This made national news when it happened in Jan 2012
1 posted on 10/11/2013 11:01:38 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

My ‘white trash’ meter pegs high as I investigate this story. And not just the perps, either.

2 posted on 10/11/2013 11:07:57 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (If Americans were as concerned for their country as Egyptians are, Obama would be ousted!)
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To: don-o

There is no such thing as a “Facebook murder.” They mean to say a “Murder by a person who used Facebook.” But that is a less flashy headline.

3 posted on 10/11/2013 11:27:42 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Has “Redneck Murder Mystery Theater” written all over it!

4 posted on 10/11/2013 11:48:18 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: gr8eman

BREAKING: jurors convict Marvin Potter on 2 counts of 1st degree murder in the “Facebook” murder trial in Jonesborough.

5 posted on 10/11/2013 1:34:41 PM PDT by don-o (Hit the FReepathon hard and fast! Nail this one for the Jimmer. Do it now!)
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