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Reco Hurley standing trial in 2011 beating death of George Burnett

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 1:03 PM
Last updated 7:55 PM
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Witnesses began testifying Tuesday afternoon in the murder trial for an Augusta man accused of causing the death of a 50-year-old man who died months after being robbed and beaten in 2011.

Reco Hurley, 33, has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court. His trial resumes at 9 a.m. Wednesday with prosecution witnesses.

Hurley faces a charge of murder in the Dec. 14, 2011, death of George Burnett. Sheriff investigators believe Hurley beat Burnett during a robbery in front of a boarding house on the 1600 block of Cleveland Street on Jan. 2, 2011.

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TrulyWorried 11/27/12 - 02:29 pm
Murder trial

It took almost one year for that poor victim to die and now it took yet another year to bring this case to trial. No wonder all those inmates look so healthy as they are being well fed and taken care of during their stay at the taxpayers' "hotels". (I think they live better than many folks that are struggling to make ends meet by doing honest work!)

rmwhitley 11/27/12 - 05:21 pm

United States individual states have become the nation's prime nursing homes for convicted murderers, rapists, ponzi scheme operators and thugs. Guess who's paying the tab? Another obamacare on top of obamacare.

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