Man found guilty in 2014 Ft. Benning Rd. fatal shooting - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

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Man found guilty in 2014 Ft. Benning Rd. fatal shooting

Jerry Wayne Merritt. (Photo source: Columbus Police Department) Jerry Wayne Merritt. (Photo source: Columbus Police Department)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

The man accused of shooting and killing 44-year-old Anthony Taylor in 2014 has been found guilty. 

On Wednesday in court, Jerry Wayne Merritt was found guilty of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

His sentencing will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. 

Stay tuned for more details.

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