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Guilty verdict delivered in 14-year-old murder case

(Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Dept.) (Source: Chatham County Sheriff's Dept.)

A man accused of shooting of an Army captain in downtown Savannah in 2004 has received a guilty verdict from a jury. 

A jury found Deon Jones guilty on of the felony murder of U.S. Army Captain Scott Corwin during a robbery near Monterey Square in 2004. The jury did acquit Jones of a malice murder charge, meaning they don't think that Jones planned the murder. 

Jones was already in jail on an unrelated issue when his warrant was served. A captain in the Army stationed at Fort Stewart, Scott Corwin was walking with his girlfriend through Monterey Square at night in May of 2004 when he was shot.

Corwin was a member of the 92nd Engineer Battalion at Fort Stewart. 

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