Columbus defense attorney shares view on Upatoi triple murder trial

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - After a verdict was reached Monday in the Upatoi triple murder trial, a Columbus defense attorney gives his perspective on the outcome of the trial and verdict.

Seventeen-year-old Rufus Burks was found guilty of felony murder, but a mistrial was declared on two other counts of felony murder and three counts of malice murder.

Attorney Stacey Jackson shares the probability of a new trial as well as if he believes there will be leniency in the sentencing of the two defendants who pleaded guilty to charges before the trial started.

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