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Friday, 05 August 2016 22:48

Horton found not guilty on all counts

A jury picked from Warren County to hear evidence and deliberate the fate of Jimell Horton found the Enfield man not guilty of all counts against him in the 2013 shooting deaths of Chris Harrison and Monte Hines.

A state witness and defendant in the Jimmel Horton murder trial claims Horton sent him letters while in the Halifax County Jail telling him to say nothing about the case.

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 18:05

State lays groundwork in Horton trial

The state began laying its groundwork, introducing 21 pieces of pictorial evidence, in its effort to win a conviction against Jimmel Horton.

Warren County jurors will be transported to Halifax County to hear evidence in the murder trial of Jimmel Horton, whose original case ended in a mistrial last October.

Three men wanted in a Halifax County jury tampering case have surrendered, the sheriff's office confirmed this afternoon.

Friday, 18 March 2016 21:43

Jury tampering uncovered in Horton trial

Investigation has uncovered jury tampering in the October, 2015, murder trial of Jimmel Horton.

The man murdered in Scotland Neck Tuesday was a potential state's witness in a case where a mistrial was declared in October.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 17:21

Horton murder trial under way


The state intends to prove Jimmel Horton not only killed Chris Harrison in a 2013 home invasion on Zoo Road South but also killed Monte Hines, who was thought by Halifax County Sheriff's Office investigators to be an assailant in the deadly robbery attempt.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 15:00

Man charged in murder of Harrison and Hines

A third person has been arrested in the October 27 murder of Chris Harrison and is also charged in the shooting death of the alleged co-conspirator in the case, Monte Hines.

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