Jury Deliberates Less Than Two Hours In Murder Trial - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

07/20/05 - Trinity County

Jury Deliberates Less Than Two Hours In Murder Trial

A Groveton man has been found guilty of manslaughter.

A Trinity County jury reached its verdict Wednesday in the Bezaaley Jackson trial.

A judge sentenced Jackson to 20 years in prison.

Jackson reportedly shot and killed 45-year-old Johnny Scurlock of Pennington during an argument back in February.

The jury deliberated for an hour and a half. The trial lasted less than two days.

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