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Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:16am
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A guilty verdict was handed down for Cameron Mays on Thursday afternoon. Cameron Kinte Mays, 29, was found guilty by a six-man and six-woman jury on all three charges — aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The 3rd Judicial District Court Trial began Monday with jury selection, and proceeded with testimonies by the victim, roommate of the victim, Ruston Police Department officers and forensic investigators. The jury’s verdict was unanimous on the first two counts, and 11-1 on the rape charge. Deliberations lasted about an hour and a half. The...

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