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6/30/07-Longview

Murder Conviction In Rusk Case

A Rusk County man is found guilty of murder for the death of a robbery victim last year.  Jeffrey Laird, 29 was convicted late Friday night by a Rusk County jury.  Police say Laird and two other suspects robbed Thomas Powers, 66 at his home in April of 2006, leaving him with severe head wounds.  Powers died two months later.  Laird is set to be sentenced Monday.

Bob Hallmark, Reporting. bhallmark@kltv.com

 

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