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Guilty verdict in murder trial

Rodney “Rocky” Delawder of Ironton has been found guilty of the murder of his brother-in-law, John A. McKnight. The verdict by a Lawrence County Common Pleas Court jury came in at 10:30 a.m. today. The jury also found Delawder guilty of the additional counts that he was facing: second degree felonious assault of his other brother-in-law, Larry J. McKnight, and improperly discharging a firearm into a habitation.

For the complete story, see Sunday’s paper.