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. The trial began Sept. 17 and ended shortly before noon Sept. 19….”
The full article from September 19, 2018, can be found on The McDuffie Progress website at: