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Jury deliberates in Sheriff Peterson case

By Alicia Eakin

September 10, 2008

Valdosta - The fate of a South Georgia Sheriff is now in the hands of a jury.

They will determine if Clinch County Sheriff Winston Peterson is guilty or not guilty of perjury and two counts obstruction of justice.

After a number of character witnesses and closing arguments, the jury began deliberating around 3:00 Wednesday afternoon.

The jury has gone home Wednesday night, and will return to the courtroom Thursday morning at 9:00.

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