Cab driver gets prison in Peoria beating death - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Cab driver gets prison in Peoria beating death

Posted: Updated:
Gary Mayo (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Gary Mayo (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Columbus woman speaks out about domestic violence

    Columbus woman speaks out about domestic violence

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-09-03 07:23:04 GMT
    A Columbus woman is speaking out about domestic violence. She speaks about her near death experience and the fight to regain control of her life.More >>
    A Columbus woman is speaking out about domestic violence. She speaks about her near death experience and the fight to regain control of her life.More >>
  • Students welcome new American citizens

    Students welcome new American citizens

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:22 AM EDT2014-09-03 07:22:05 GMT
    Twenty-seven people became American citizens in Judge Clay Land's federal courtroom Tuesday. A group of students 8th graders from Brookstone School had a special "government" assignment and headed to theMore >>
    Twenty-seven people became American citizens in Judge Clay Land's federal courtroom Tuesday. A group of students 8th graders from Brookstone School had a special "government" assignment and headed to the federal courthouse to welcome the new citizens.More >>
  • Auburn police search for convenience store robbery suspects

    Auburn police search for convenience store robbery suspects

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:20 AM EDT2014-09-03 07:20:03 GMT
    The Auburn Police Division is currently investigating a robbery that occurred Monday, Sept. 1 at a convenience store located in the 1800 block of West Longleaf Drive. At approximately 11:16 p.m. police resMore >>
    The Auburn Police Division is currently investigating a robbery that occurred Monday, Sept. 1 at a convenience store located in the 1800 block of West Longleaf Drive. At approximately 11:16 p.m. police responded to a robbery call at the business. When officers arrived they were informed that two individuals entered the business armed with guns and demanded money.  More >>

A taxi driver convicted of manslaughter in the beating death of a man in Avondale has been sentenced to 12 1/2 years in prison.

Maricopa County prosecutors said 46-year-old Gary Mayo was sentenced Friday.

A jury found Mayo guilty with an aggravating factor in February.

Mayo, of Peoria, was arrested in August 2011 after witnesses told police they saw Mayo and another man beating 57-year-old James Fournier.

Fournier was a lead engineering inspector for Peoria.

Witnesses told police a fight broke out after Mayo backed his van out of a parking spot at an Avondale strip mall and nearly hit the vehicle in which Fournier was a passenger.

Police decided not to pursue charges against the other man in the case, who was a passenger in Mayo's van.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.