Family questions suspicious death in Hemphill

A family-led crusade for justice in the case of a Jasper man found dead in Sabine County last year took on star-power and militant overtones reminiscent of civil rights era activism in a series of events Saturday in Jasper and Hemphill.

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Killer asks for death; jury agrees

Bartholomew Granger and the jury in his capital murder trial agreed Tuesday that he should be executed for a 2012 shooting rampage that killed one and injured three others,but it could take a decade of appeals before the convicted courthouse shooter is executed.

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Courthouse shooter found guilty, victim’s daughter rejoices

Following Tuesday’s conviction of Bartholomew Granger in last year’s shooting spree outside the Jefferson County Courthouse, a jury today will decide whether the 42-year-old Houston man should be put to death for gunning down 79-year-old Minnie Ray Sebolt in the commission of another crime, witness retaliation.

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