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Christian-Newsom – Prayers Are Answered!

01/15/2013

Some very good news!  Senior Judge Walter Kurtz denied retrials for Lemaricus Davidson and Letalvis Cobbins!

Davidson received the death sentence while Cobbins received life without parole.

George Thomas, however will receive a new trial because Baumgartner didn’t fulfill the role of 13th juror.

No forensic evidence linked Thomas to the crimes.  He did admit to being in the Chipman Street house, so he gets a do-over.

Judge Kurtz said the DNA evidence linking Cobbins and Davidson to the rape and murder of Channon was enough to uphold the verdicts.

I am so overjoyed for the Newsoms and Christians!

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  1. Annie Ladysmith
    01/16/2013 at 2:47 am

    That is really and trully wonderful and i am overjoyed for the families and all concerned.
    How much can these parents take? I am glad for this break, which is a major relief.
    God bless u for keeping us posted and i pray the rest will not be wasted, but bring more justice for Channon and Chris.

    • donchais
      01/16/2013 at 7:30 am

      Thanks, Annie…it truly was a good day!

  2. ritanita
    01/16/2013 at 5:37 am

    I am so pleased with this decision. George was a real question mark all along. Lets hope the next jury gets it right.

    • donchais
      01/16/2013 at 7:36 am

      As long as they sentence him to LWOP again, I’ll be happy.

      I can’t forget that Thomas to Nessa he was sorry he killed that boy…Chris!

  3. jtnm60
    01/19/2013 at 10:20 am

    the death penalty is too good for davidson. it’s a shame cobbins gets to keep living.

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