Accused Antioch Church Shooter Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 24, 2019
A jury ruled today that Emanuel Kidega Samson planned and carried out a brutal mass shooting that killed a woman and terrorized her Antioch church, leaving its members with scars seen and unseen, the Tennessean reports. The  jury of 12 Nashvillians unanimously found Samson guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Melanie Crow. He also was found guilty on a slate of 42 other charges, including attempted murder for injuring seven other church members, three counts of civil rights intimidation and 24 counts of aggravated assault. Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of life without parole for the first-degree murder charge.