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Murder trial ends in split verdict

January 25, 2007

Albany -- A split verdict Thursday afternoon in the murder trial of two Albany men.

22 year old Nathaniel Taylor was found guilty of murder and aggravated assault, and sentenced to life in prison. Prosecutors say Taylor shot 31 year old Lewis West October 21st on South Jackson Street.

The jury found 23 year old Marquel Wooden not guilty of murder, but guilty of firearm possession by a convicted felon. He was sentenced to five years.

Wooden still faces charges of attacking two Dougherty County jail guards.


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