Atkins sentenced to life in shooting death of Brian Parks

Reported by Linda Green of The McDuffie Progress

“A Thomson man has been found guilty of felony murder in the 2016 shooting death of Brian Parks that occurred at a Thomson apartment complex and was sentenced to life plus five years in prison.

On Sept. 19, at 11:27 a.m., a McDuffie County Superior Court Jury returned the guilty verdict against Brian Atkins Jr., 19, for murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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Tarver found guilty of malice murder

Reported by Linda Green of The McDuffie Progress

“On Sept. 12, twelve jurors found Ricquavious Tarver guilty in the murder of Roosevelt Demmons.

The jurors deliberated for one hour and 45 minutes and reached the guilty verdict. Superior Court judge Harold Hinesley sentenced Tarver to life plus five years with the possibility for parole. Tarver has to serve a minimum of 30 years in confinement before the possibility of parole….”

Full article from September 12, 2018, can be found on The McDuffie Progress website at:

https://www.mcduffieprogress.com/news/tarver-found-guilty-of-malice-murder

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