Daisy Feud - George Trusley case - Kingsport Times-News P1 6MAR49

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Daisy Feud - George Trusley case - Kingsport Times-News P1 6MAR49
 - he Years Each Feud Death "* 11-man jury...
he Years Each Feud Death "* 11-man jury deliberated two cent downtown p t h i n g , T h c d f , f p n s o Saturday night filed akin m o t i o n f o r ,, ncw tria , n f t c r h c n t o ' t h e verdict a^powcr a j The defendants had no comment after hearing the verdict. All appeared surprised and down- State Tenn.--/P--Three! The were sentenced to 20 years! worker, one day here Saturday night '· their conviction of first de- murder in the second Daisy entine juror, a Seventh Day Adventist. was excused from service when court adjourned Friday night because" Saturday was his Sabbath day. Trusley was slain by a shotgun blast on the porch of his home. According to his wife's testimony, he "fooled with'whisky." Coleman and Leming, along with Leming and Tommy Frederick, recently were sentenced to 25 in the slaying of Samuel j David Wilcox on the mountain last' 9. The men have beenj granted a new trial in that case, j has been wounded in the! e r e discovery yard A sentence of 20 y e a r s in by the jury, but one day added at the suggestion of Judge Raulston Schoolficld to differentiate the first degree verdict from a second degree decision. The defendants testified they were on Daisy Mountain when Trusley was killed at his home in Coleman was identified as the slayer by George Trusley, Jr., 15. Protestant

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  1. Kingsport Times-News,
  2. 06 Mar 1949, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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