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Anthony Wright Found Guilty On All Counts

A Craven County jury has found Anthony Wright guilty on all counts.

It took the jurors less than two hours to reach the verdict.

Wright's trial began last week in New Bern. He was accused of murdering Daniel Winston and the attempted murder of the victim's 94 year old grandmother.

Jurors got the case around 12:20 p.m. and returned with a verdict around 2:10 p.m. after a half hour lunch break.

Wright was convicted of first degree murder, attempted murder, and two kidnapping charges for keeping Winston's grandmother and her great niece hostage for a time after Winston's death.

Wright was given life plus twenty years in prison.


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Three of the prosecution's witnesses took the stand in Craven County Court Tuesday, including the wife of Daniel Winston, the victim.

Anthony Wright is accused of shooting Winston to death in October of 2009 and also shooting Winston's 94-year-old grandmother, who survived.

Wright's charged with 1st degree murder, attempted murder, and 2 kidnapping charges for keeping Winston's grandmother and her great niece hostage for a time after Winston's death. The trial could last until the beginning of next week.


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Testimony will begin in the trial of a Craven County man who is accused of killing one man as well as wounding that man's 94-year-old grandmother.

The final juror in the trial for Anthony Wright was chosen Tuesday morning.

Anthony Wright is charged with the murder of Daniel Winston and shooting Mary Bennett, Winston's grandmother.

Officials believe the shooting happened on October 19th, 2009, but it wasn't until the next day that Bennett was able to get help.


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