Gang member blames killing on dead teen, Columbus police say

Clayton Perry pleaded not guilty to murder and armed robbery October 23, 2017, in Columbus Recorder’s Court. He was accused in the shooting that occurred August 17, 2017, on Wickam Drive where 26-year-old James Francesconi of Columbus, Georgia, was killed.

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Family of victim in Henson Drive homicide says he ran with bad crowd

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'My client, he deserves a fair trial': Attorneys discuss delay in brutal triple homicide 2:58

'My client, he deserves a fair trial': Attorneys discuss delay in brutal triple homicide

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'This world is not what it used to be:' Family of man killed on Wickam Drive seeks justice

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Maj. Gil Slouchick addresses drugs and the crimes that follow

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Attorney says ex-deputy succumbed to 'temptations he had as a law enforcement officer to flirt with women' 2:24

Attorney says ex-deputy succumbed to 'temptations he had as a law enforcement officer to flirt with women'

Detective talks about undercover officer making deal to buy $1.2 million worth of cocaine 1:29

Detective talks about undercover officer making deal to buy $1.2 million worth of cocaine

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Family of victim in Henson Drive homicide says he ran with bad crowd 2:14

Family of victim in Henson Drive homicide says he ran with bad crowd

Spotlight on State Farm agent Melanie Johnson 3:03

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Attorney for one of two men charged with cocaine discusses possibility of client making bond

Unidentified woman rescued after her car goes into the river

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Unidentified woman rescued after her car goes into the river 1:16

Unidentified woman rescued after her car goes into the river

'My client, he deserves a fair trial': Attorneys discuss delay in brutal triple homicide 2:58

'My client, he deserves a fair trial': Attorneys discuss delay in brutal triple homicide

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