Augusta man convicted of murder to be paroled after 26 years in prison

An Augusta man who fatally shot a teen over a Miami Hurricanes jersey is scheduled to be released from prison after serving 26 years.

According to a notice from the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Carnel C. Frasure, 47, is set to be paroled Wednesday. Conditions of his parole include voice recognition monitoring and substance abuse assessment.

Frasure pleaded guilty to murder in Richmond County Superior Court for killing 16-year-old Mack Bauknight III on Sept. 24, 1991. A second man, Antonio M. Cambell, also was convicted of murder in the teen’s death.

According to earlier reports in The Augusta Chronicle, Bauknight was chased from the former public housing complex Gilbert Manor to the railroad tracks at R.A. Dent Boulevard and Wrightsboro Road, where Frasure shot him twice in the back .

 

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