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Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

October 11th, 2013 4:16 pm by Staff Reports

Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

Marvin Enoch "Buddy" Potter

A criminal court jury has convicted a Mountain City man on two counts of first degree murder in the January 2012 murder of a Mountain City couple.

The jury in Jonesborough found Marvin Enoch "Buddy" Potter guilty for killing Billy Clay Payne, 36, and Billie Jean Hayworth, 23, following a dispute over Potter's daughter being defriended on Facebook.

The jury also sentenced Potter to two life terms in prison. 

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