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Upatoi triple murder trial to begin Monday

Jervarceay Tapley, Raheam Gibson, and Rufus Burks (Source: WTVM) Jervarceay Tapley, Raheam Gibson, and Rufus Burks (Source: WTVM)
UPATOI, GA (WTVM) -

After several delays, the trial of three suspects accused of killing three members of a Upatoi family in their home is scheduled to begin Monday.

More than two years ago, 54-year-old Gloria Short, her son 17-year-old Caleb Short, and granddaughter Gianna Lindsey, 10, were found dead inside the Bentley Drive home.

Police later arrested three teens and charged them with murder and other charges.

The trial was scheduled for October, but after a massive amount of new information came to light, the District Attorney’s office and a judge agreed to push the trial date to Monday, Jan. 29.

Stay with News Leader 9 for coverage of the trial. 

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