Hung Jury Leaves Land-Feud Murder Tri...

Hung Jury Leaves Land-Feud Murder Trial Undecided

There are 30 comments on the Tyler Morning Telegraph story from Apr 30, 2008, titled Hung Jury Leaves Land-Feud Murder Trial Undecided. In it, Tyler Morning Telegraph reports that:

“In civilized society, you do not pull out a gun and put holes in your neighbor; that's not what we embody as a society.”

By LAUREN GROVER Staff Writer QUITMAN - After seven hours of deliberation, visiting Judge Paul Banner announced a hung jury on Tuesday morning in the murder trial of William Burnard Kear, 64, of Winnsboro, who ... via Tyler Morning Telegraph

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Kear Murder

Quitman, TX

#21 Jun 9, 2008
Everything in #20 is true. Tried to keep the trial strickly on the murder so it might not be such a long trial and maybe easier on the Johnson family.
fact

United States

#22 Jun 11, 2008
fact wrote:
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Was this brought up in court if it is true?
It was his nephew who drowned and the nephew was drunk.....fell out of the boat.
nah

United States

#23 Jun 11, 2008
Kear Murder wrote:
What are you refering to about a young man found hung close to Kear's property/
Who was found hanged on Kear's property? When?? Prove this is true. I have never heard of this..
Wondering

United States

#24 Jun 11, 2008
Kear Murder wrote:
What are you refering to about a young man found hung close to Kear's property/
I read in the paper they found a young man skelton, hanging from a tree, Said it was suecide
what ya think

United States

#25 Jun 12, 2008
Wondering wrote:
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I read in the paper they found a young man skelton, hanging from a tree, Said it was suecide
You read this is what paper? Did it say on Kear's property?
Boat

United States

#26 Jun 13, 2008
fact wrote:
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It was his nephew who drowned and the nephew was drunk.....fell out of the boat.
How do you know it was his nephew? What happen? Was Kear with him at the time?
Kear Murder

Winnsboro, TX

#27 Jun 14, 2008
You say Kear's nephew was drunk and fell out of a boat and drowned. Was Kear drunk also. The county records show Kear has a DWI record. Was he drunk also and was he drunk when he shot and killed Norman Johnson?
NOT from Winnsboro

Brenham, TX

#28 Jun 16, 2008
Kear Murder wrote:
and was he drunk when he shot and killed Norman Johnson?
Good question!!!
opinion

United States

#29 Jun 16, 2008
Kear Murder wrote:
You say Kear's nephew was drunk and fell out of a boat and drowned. Was Kear drunk also. The county records show Kear has a DWI record. Was he drunk also and was he drunk when he shot and killed Norman Johnson?
I don't know...I was not there! I doubt it though.
Bagwell Resident

Gore, OK

#30 May 14, 2016
Did they have a retrial?

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