Jimenez murder verdict upheld by Ga. Supreme Court

The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a Fayette man who stabbed his wife to death in front of the couple’s three young sons Jan. 20, 2012 outside their north Fayette home.

Attorneys for Jesus Ojeda Jimenez filed the appeal, contending that the evidence presented at trial was insufficient to support the jury’s guilty verdict. Jimenez also argued that a judge should have granted his request for a new trial, but the Supreme Court noted in its opinion that a judge reviewed the trial transcript and determined the new trial motion had no merit.

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