The curious case of Lynn Turner coming to TV

The curious case of Lynn Turner, the Forsyth County woman with the penchant for poisoning the men in her life with anti-freeze—and who later killed herself rather than serve out her life sentence in prison—is coming to television. AccessNorthGa.com reports: “Investigation Discovery is featuring the murders of Glenn Turner and Randy Thompson on its New series ‘Motives & Murders.’” Read…

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George Zimmerman’s website goes off the net, even though money is pouring in

The Associated Press is reporting that this was done at the request of Zimmerman’s lawyer, Mark O’Mara. Previously, O’Mara had hinted to the media that he thought Zimmerman might be declared indigent, and money raised by the website to help fund his defense would complicate the issue. However, it appears that donations had been pouring into the website, and the defendant’s family reports…

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Newton neighborhood watch, day 3: Don Samuel, superlawyer

The soap opera that is the Newton County neighborhood watch case continues. Now the Newton neighborhood watch dudes’ attorney, Mario Ninfo, is blaming/crediting attorney Don Samuel with turning the case around. He says that his clients are scapegoats—in essence, claiming that they were arrested and charged to cover the Newton County Sheriff’s Department’s assets after lawmen’s faux pas. What happened…

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Gun-toting neighborhood watch dudes kept in jail

AR15 Rifle The father-and-son combo who held their new neighbors at gunpoint will have a bond hearing this morning. Money quote: “I have to think if we didn’t have [noted criminal defense lawyer] Don Samuel and the media reporting the story, nothing would’ve been done,” the victims’ son said. See original post. In an interesting update, the Atlanta Journal-Contstitution reports: Robert…

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Say hello to neighborhood watch in rural Georgia

AR15 Rifle White guys with guns in Newton County, Georgia. A mature couple from Africa minding their own business. Sounds like a recipe for trouble. See any similarities to a recent case we’ve been following? Two Newton County, Georgia men have been arrested after holding their new neighbors at gunpoint.  But if the victims in this case–who were the ones arrested to begin with–didn’t know…

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Zimmerman out on bond; Sanford police chief keeps his job

George Zimmerman left jail early this morning on $150,000 bond and apparently went immediately into hiding, most likely to another state, to await his trial on second-degree murder charges in the death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman can be tracked through his ankle bracelet that he’s required to wear at all times. Several hours later, Sanford City Commissioners voted 3-2 to…

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