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UPDATE: Lesser Verdict Reached in Pike County Murder Trial

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 4/12/13
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A jury has convicted a Pike County man of the lesser charge of second-degree manslaughter in the death of Jesse Church back in June.

Everett Paul Norman, 39, of Draffin, was originally charged with murder in Church’s death.

Kentucky State Police said that Church, 30, of Harold, was killed during a shooting at Norman’s residence.

Norman was arrested at the scene.

Norman's trial began Monday in Pike County Circuit Court. The jury returned the verdict on Wednesday.

Norman is set to be sentenced next month



UPDATE 4/8/13 @ 11:10 a.m.
PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Jury selection is underway in the murder trial of the man charged with killing Jesse Church back in June.

Everett Paul Norman, 39, of Draffin, is charged with one count of murder. Norman's trial began Monday morning in Pike County Circuit Court.

Kentucky State Police say that Church, 30, of Harold, was killed during a shooting at Norman’s residence.

Norman was arrested at the scene.

No word on a motive.

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ORIGINAL STORY 6/13/12
PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- One man is dead and another in jail following shooting in Pike County, Ky. early Wednesday morning.

Kentucky State Police say Jesse Church, 30, of Harold, Ky., was killed.

Troopers say the shooting happened at the residence of Everett Paul Norman in Draffin.

Norman, 39, was arrested at the scene and charged with one count of murder.

No word on a motive.

Norman is being held in the Pike County Detention Center.


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