Beating suspect claims innocence

Franklin Wright also a suspect in 2 Aiken slayings

Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 3:57 PM
Last updated 4:29 PM
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Franklin Wright, a suspect in the September beating and robbery of a Broad Street store owner and August slayings of two women in Aiken County, pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court Friday. 

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Wright, whose hands were chained as he signed the plea, is accused of aggravated assault, kidnapping, armed robbery, criminal attempt to commit aggravated sodomy and gun charges in Richmond County.

 

He is accused of beating Jennie Hope in the head and arms during a robbery at Lotto Express at Broad and 13th streets. He is also suspected in the Aiken killing of two women whose bodies were found suffocated and set on fire.

Also arraigned Friday were Brandon White, 20, Johnny Patrick Thibodeaux, 20, and Carron Anthony Winfrey, 21, on charges of murder for the shooting death of Damion Alex Collier. Investigators have suspected that the shooting may be connected to gang activity. 

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too_much_time
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too_much_time 12/17/10 - 05:15 pm
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i guess that whole hiding

i guess that whole hiding from the police and found in the woods is part of his innocence. moron!

mable8
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mable8 12/17/10 - 08:20 pm
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Now that the thug is in

Now that the thug is in chains, wonder just how powerful he thinks he is...

reba530
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reba530 12/17/10 - 09:08 pm
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WELL I WONDER WHO HE THINKS
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WELL I WONDER WHO HE THINKS DID IT SINCE HE CLAIMS HE DID NOT..MAYBE A GHOST HUH???

Pu239
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Pu239 12/17/10 - 09:10 pm
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When proven guilty....Mr.
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When proven guilty....Mr. Wright (supressed chuckle) should be subjected to repeated dispersions of projectiles from a Glock 23.

7even
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7even 12/17/10 - 10:22 pm
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Wright, you're wrong...

Wright, you're wrong...

Suzy Q
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Suzy Q 12/18/10 - 01:15 am
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Not guilty or crazy seem to

Not guilty or crazy seem to be the popular choices these days.

realitycheck09
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realitycheck09 12/18/10 - 10:23 am
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I really hate to split hairs,

I really hate to split hairs, but pleading "not guilty" is not the same as "claiming innocence." About 99.9 percent of people plead "not guilty" at arraignment until their attorney can investigate the case.

Will
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Will 12/19/10 - 12:26 pm
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@Mable8: He's more powerful
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@Mable8: He's more powerful than ever now. They get access to media, lawyers, higher education...he may even be your boss or represent you one day. Ugh...only in the good ol' US of A. I'm thinking about robbing a bank so I can hop on that free ride. Oh wait...I'm the wrong color. My bad....

Southern_Patriot
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Southern_Patriot 12/19/10 - 04:35 pm
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this piece of %^&@ needs the

this piece of %^&@ needs the enternal dirt nap

Southern_Patriot
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Southern_Patriot 12/19/10 - 04:36 pm
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this piece of %^&@ needs the

this piece of %^&@ needs the eternal dirt nap

Crime Reports and Rewards TV
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Crime Reports and Rewards TV 12/21/10 - 02:59 pm
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Franklin Wright already

Franklin Wright already admitted to the Augusta Beating of the Convenience store clerk but then said “You’ve got the wrong man" on the Aiken Murders. As far as our Intel goes we KNOW he did the Augusta beating & robbery but so far even though Aiken County has him charged with those murders no link has been uncovered to those two murders. The two women burned in Aiken look to have been killed by someone other than Franklin Wright. However what he did to the Convenience store clerk should earn him a ride on a lightning bolt.

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