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By Jim Wallace - bio | email

October 6, 2008

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Fifty-four-year old John Dodson, Junior is on trial charged with murder, armed robbery, and aggravated assault.

Prosecutors say August 31st Dodson beat 82 year old Willie Wright with a stick while robbing him on South Jackson Street. Wright died about a month and a half later.

Jury selection was completed late this afternoon. The trial is expected to last three days.

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