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Trial date set for Thomas Co. man indicted for murder

THOMAS CO., GA (WALB) -

By LeiLani Golden - bio | email

THOMAS COUNTY, GA (WALB) –A Thomas County man charged with shooting and killing his nephew will stand trial in March.

72-year old Byron Griner admitted shooting John Mark Morris in April, but says it was self defense.

Morris was shot in the backyard of a mobile home on Stewart Road.

A pre-motion hearing was held Tuesday at the Jail Justice Center's courtroom in Thomasville.

Griner's trial will begin March 7 at the Thomas County Judicial Center.

 
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