03/31/14 — Live from the courtroom -- Joyner on trial

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Live from the courtroom -- Joyner on trial

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on March 31, 2014 9:30 AM

Follow all the action unfolding in Courtroom No. 1, as the state attempts to convince a Wayne County jury that Leonard Eugene Joyner is guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree kidnapping in connection with the 2012 death of 16-year-old Kennedy McLaurin Jr.

Joyner on trial, Day 8:

9:29 a.m. -- Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Arnold Jones is in the courtroom, but defense attorney Charles Gurley is nowhere to be found.

9:41 a.m. -- Gurley has arrived and Jones has called for the jury.

9:42 a.m. -- The jury is back in the courtroom.

9:43 a.m. -- Jones has sent the jury to resume its deliberations.