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)

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)
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, Felony Murder and Armed Robbery. Sentencing by Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The trial, which began (more…)

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