Jury: 1 guilty, 2 not guilty of murder in deadly Duluth home invasion | News
DULUTH, Ga. – A jury found one defendants guilty and two not guilty of murder in a deadly Duluth home invasion.
James Stokes, Devon Jenkins and Pierre Scott faced numerous charges in connection with the August 2014 attack. Adam Schrier was murdered and his wife and 9-year-old child were shot in the home invasion.
The jury found Jenkins guilty of felony murder, aggravated assault, burglary in the first degree, home invasion in the first degree, conspiracy to commit a crime, armed robbery, false imprisonment and cruelty to children in the first degree and possession of firearm by a convicted felon. He was found not guilty of malice murder.
Scott was found not guilty of murder charges, but guilty on burglary in the first degree, home invasion in the first degree, conspiracy to commit a crime, armed robbery, false imprisonment, cruelty to children and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Stokes was found not guilty of murder and other charges. He was found guilty of conspiracy to commit a crime.
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The crime's alleged mastermind, Brian Joseph Brewner, has already been convicted and sentenced to life.
Prosecutors alleged that Stokes, Jenkins and Scott were sent to the home to recover drugs and cash that Schrier had allegedly taken from another drug trafficker.
Scott was sentenced to life in prison plus a consecutive 5 years to serve.
Stokes was sentenced to 10 years to serve in confinement. Jenkins will be sentenced at a later date.