SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- A judge has ordered a new trial for a death
row inmate convicted 20 years ago for the murders of a Wayne County
couple and their teen-age son.
Superior Court Judge Gary McCorvey ruled that prosecutors
withheld evidence that may have given jurors reason to doubt that
Larry Lee of Savannah committed the slayings. The judge's April
28th ruling also says Lee's defense lawyer provided ineffective
A jury sentenced Lee to death in December 1987 for the shooting
deaths of Clifford and Nina Jones and their 14-year-old son,
Jerold. The family was found shot to death at a restaurant they
owned in rural Wayne County.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.