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GA: Former Police Officer Found Guilty Of Murder

A Fulton County jury has found a former East Point police officer Sergeant Marcus Eberhart accused in the tasing death of Gregory Towns a (24-year-old man) guilty which occurred in April of 2014 .

Sergeant Marcus Eberhart and former corporal Howard Weems were accused of excessively using a stun gun on Towns which allegedly lead to his death.

A jury found Eberhart guilty on all counts including felony murder.

Weems was found not guilty of murder, but was found guilty on lesser charges that included involuntary manslaughter, reckless conduct and oath of office violations sources say.

Stay tuned for sentencing updates.


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