published Friday, July 13th, 2012

Chattanooga man charged with murder convicted of manslaughter

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    Jamaal Byrd talks with one of his lawyers, Ryan Hanzelik, during the opening of his trial Tuesday. Byrd is accused of shooting and killing Terrance Etchison at the Wilcox Boulevard Kanku's in 2012.
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A 32-year-old Chattanooga man was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter today in the 2010 shooting death of a man at a local gas station.

Jamaal Byrd had been charged with first-degree murder in the Feb. 27, 2010, shooting death of Terrance Etchison, 27, at the Wilcox Boulevard Kanku’s gas station.

For complete details, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press

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