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Haney, Jackson found guilty in Fayetteville Applebee’s murder case

Gregory Haney, Jr. (left) and Ledarious Jawon Jackson (right) have been found guilty on murder and armed robbery charges. (Special photo)

The family of slain Fayetteville Applebee’s manager Gregory Smith shed tears of sorrow and joy late Tuesday evening as a jury came back with quick guilty verdicts for both Gregory Haney, Jr. and Ledarius Jawon Jackson, the men charged in Smith’s June 7, 2015 murder. Haney and Jackson were both declared guilty of Malice Murder,… Continue reading Haney, Jackson found guilty in Fayetteville Applebee’s murder case

Update: Fayetteville Applebee’s murder trial has begun

The trial against two men suspected of killing Fayetteville Applebee’s restaurant manager Gregory Smith last summer began in Fayette County Superior Court Monday morning where prosecutors and defense attorneys spent most of the morning and afternoon picking a jury. That jury was seated just before 4 p.m. and heard about 70 minutes of opening arguments… Continue reading Update: Fayetteville Applebee’s murder trial has begun

Applebee’s murder suspects to stand trial March 14

Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams has set the trial date for murder defendants Gregory Haney, Jr. and Ledarius Jawon Jackson as Monday, March 14. Haney and Jackson stand accused in the early-morning, June 7, 2015 armed robbery and murder of Fayetteville Applebee’s restaurant manager Gregory Smith. The pair are scheduled to be tried… Continue reading Applebee’s murder suspects to stand trial March 14