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FIRST ON 5 NEWS: Jury Finds William Murray Guilty of Murder
Written by Erin MacPherson
Last updated on July 16, 2013 @ 6:19PM
Created on July 16, 2013 @ 6:26PM

UPDATE 7/16:

A jury found William Murray guilty of First Degree Murder, without mercy. That verdict was handed down Tuesday morning.

Tune in to 5 News for more details on the trial.

ORIGINAL STORY 7/15:

The trial for William Murray has been going on since last week and after another day there's still no verdict. Monday, we learned we'll have to wait another day. The jury deliberated for a couple of hours, but said they needed a break until Tuesday morning.

Another development in the trial, one of the jurors said she thought she knew Murray's ex-wife. That juror was excused, so they have to start their deliberation from scratch in the morning with one of the alternate jurors. Just to recap, Murray and his friend Clayton Collins are accused of beating T.J. Blankenship to death with a wrench. They apparently wrapped his body in carpet and then buried him in a shallow grave in Arden. For the past week, the jury has heard testimony from doctors and from family and friends of both the victim and the suspects.

5 News will update you as soon as a verdict is handed down.


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