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MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

A Moultrie teenager is acquitted on murder charges.

Nineteen year old Maurice Lewis Welch was arrested in January 2010 in the shooting of 18-year old Juan Giron-Lopez outside a home on Joe Louis Avenue.

Welch was charged with felony murder, two counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and criminal attempt to commit a felony.

Two co-defendants in the case have already been sentenced and are serving prison terms.

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