The fate of Emmanuel Gissendanner is now in the hands of a Dale County Circuit judge. The 27-year old Gissendanner was convicted over the weekend of the murder of Margaret Snellgrove. Testimony indicated that Gissendanner was seen driving the victim`s car shortly after her disappearence though he claimed during testimony that he rented the car from someone he knew only as "Buster". Ms. Snellgrove`s body was later found in a ravine near her home. The Dale County jury that convicted Gissendanner later recommended the death penalty but, under Alabama law, the judge can either abide by the recommendation or impose a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Wiregrass School Makes Failing List
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Latest tip on whereabouts of body appears more credible.
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Loaded gun found on top of toilet paper dispenser.
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If all you do is read the headline to this story, then you are truly missing the story!
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Northview High School Teacher Wins State Award
Congratulations are in order; a Northview High School employee now holds one of the state's highest honors for distance learning programs.
Man Who Fled Officer Before Firing Shots Nabbed
Dogs help track man to mobile home where he had broken into.
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