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Tuesday May 26 | via The Advocate
A defense team investigator can testify about a dead juror's 2013 statements about her state of mind in Justin Granier's high-profile Ascension Parish murder trial 10 years earlier. Judge Jessie LeBlanc of the 23rd Judicial District Court has found general prohibitions on using hearsay testimony - essentially a second-hand account - don't bar the defense investigator from testifying what juror Gladys Mobley told him in April 2013 about this case. Comment?
Friday May 8 | via KPLC-TV Lake Charles
A jury has recommended the death penalty for Lee Turner Jr. after being convicted of killing two auto parts store workers during a robbery. The same jury convicted the 25-year-old of two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Edward Gurtner, 43, and Randy Chaney, 54, at the CarQuest Auto Parts on Airline Highway in 2011. Comment?
Apr 30, 2015 | via KATC-TV Lafayette
As a runner, Mark LeBlanc knows how hard it can be to stay hydrated while running during the summer in Lafayette. "We decide where we're going to run based on where the water sources are and basically I just kind of came up with the idea that if we had more water sources we could probably run in different areas," Mark LeBlanc, founder of Hydrate Lafayette, said. Comment?
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