Jury deliberating verdict in murder trial

October 4, 2019–7:18 a.m.


The second murder trial this week is underway in Floyd Superior Court.

19-year old Keilan Orr is accused of shooting 37-year old LaMario Majors at a residence on Maple Avenue on July 25, 2018.

Majors was transported to the hospital where he died five days later.

Testimony concluded Thursday and the jury is expected to resume deliberations this morning.

On Wednesday of this week, a jury found 35-year old Nakotah Javez Smith guilty in the murder of Crystal Dawn Vega.

Vega was shot in the head back on June 15, 2018, at an apartment on West 13th Street and later died at Floyd Medical Center.

Vega was a mother of five, the youngest is less than a month old at the time of her death.

Smith will be sentenced at a later date.

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