The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the conviction of Curtis McCammon – currently serving a life sentence at Hays State Prison in Chattooga County, Georgia – who was found guilty of malice murder, attempted armed robbery and a gun crime in connection with the shooting death in 2015 of Nigel James at the Silos of Ellington subdivision in western Newton County
In his appeal, McCammon claimed that the evidence presented at his March, 2017 trial was insufficient to support his convictions and that the trial court erred by denying his motion to exclude testimony about his purchase and use of marijuana and by admitting an exhibit that was not properly authenticated.
The court unanimously rejected all claims.
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(WZQZ Radio/Chattooga County, Georgia)