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Newsome found guilty of murdering pregnant girlfriend

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Curtis Newsome. Source: Russell County police. Curtis Newsome. Source: Russell County police.
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -

Curtis Newsome, 29, has been found guilty of murdering his pregnant girlfriend Caneya "Candy" Webb on July 1, 2013.

Webb's body was found hogtied inside her bathtub at her Edmond Estate apartment.

The Russell County jury deliberated for less than 20 minutes on Thursday, July 24, before reaching their decision after Newsome confessed to the crime in court earlier the same day. He described in detail how he beat, strangled and hogtied his girlfriend.   

Newsome's sentencing will be Wednesday, August 27 at 9 a.m. 

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