TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jan 20, 2017

A Jackson man was convicted yesterday in the 2014 slayings of Arkansas State football player Markel Owens and his stepfather, Johnny Shivers, reports the Jackson Sun. A jury found Johnny Wade guilty of first-degree murder, two counts of felony murder, two counts of especially aggravated robbery, and aggravated assault, and decided that Wade will serve life in prison. Wade will return to court on March 2 for a sentencing hearing on additional charges.