Jury will return Monday to deliberate in Union Co. double murder case

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Courtesy: Union County Jail

UNION COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – The jury in a Union County double murder trial will return Monday for deliberations.

The trial of Joevionte Simms was handed over to the jury Friday.

But the jury was dismissed for the night.

He’s charged in the shooting deaths of Caesarre Rapier and George Black, Jr. in January 2017 at a home in Morganfield.

Simms faces two counts of complicit murder and one count of complicity to burglary.

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(This story was originally published on July 19, 2019)

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