Man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of former Burke Co. football star

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. -- A man has pleaded guilty to a fatal shooting in 2010.

Ciscero Watson entered a plea of guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter on Tuesday.

Judge Overstreet sentenced him to 15 years in prison, followed by five years probation.

Watson was involved in the shooting death of former high school football star Verde Scott. Investigators say a fight broke outside Club Paradise and bullets started flying. Scott was shot in the bicep and head.


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