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Trial: Jakell Mitchell's weapon not reported stolen

Opelika Auburn News - 08 Dec 2017
A friend and cousin of accused murderer Markale Hart; two expert witnesses; and the case's lead investigator testified to the events and evidence surrounding the fatal shooting of Auburn University football freshman and Opelika native Jakell Mitchell.
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Trial: Jakell Mitchell's girlfriend claims Markale Hart shot first

Opelika Auburn News - 07 Dec 2017
The trial, which began with jury selection on Monday, continued before Judge Christopher Hughes at the Lee County Justice Center in Opelika on Wednesday with testimonies of Huguley, the driver who helped transport Mitchell away from the scene, ...
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Trial: Defendant Markale Hart takes stand as case moves to jury

Opelika Auburn News - 09 Dec 2017
14, 2014, Hart, Rowe and Devonte Pogue, a cousin of Rowe, were exiting the apartment where a party was held, Rowe testified, when he first encountered Mitchell. It was at that moment that Mitchell recognized Rowe and the two began exchanging words in ...
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Trial for murder of former Auburn player Jakell Mitchell delayed - 12 Jun 2017
The murder trial for the man charged with the murder of former Auburn H-back Jakell Mitchell has been delayed. Jury selection for the trial of Markale Hart was set to begin Monday morning in Opelika but the trial was delayed due to conflicts with other ...
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Markale Hart Murder Case Ends in Mistrial

WLTZ 38 NBC - 13 Dec 2017
The Markale Hart murder trial ends in a mistrial. Hart is accused of shooting and killing Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell at a party in 2014. A few reasons led up to this point: Tuesday, a juror got sick and asked Lee County Circuit Judge ...
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Accused shooter denied immunity in Jakell Mitchell's death

Montgomery Advertiser - 29 Jun 2016
Lee County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Hughes issued an order Monday denying 24-year-old Markale Hart immunity from prosecution in the death of Jakell Mitchell. Authorities have said the 18-year-old freshman from Opelika was shot after an argument ...
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Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell shot, killed - 14 Dec 2014
Police investigate the shooting death of Auburn tight end Jakell Mitchell during the early morning hours of Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at the Tiger Lodge apartment complex. The rear passenger window of a Cadillac was shattered and a bullet hole could be ...
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State rests in trial of killed Auburn football player

WRBL - 07 Dec 2017
He said the young man killed, Jakell Mitchell, was in a heated argument with a name named Tyronne Rowe just minutes before the shooting. Holt said according to witnesses at a party in the Tiger Lodge Apartments, the two men were arguing about Mitchell ...
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Man pleas guilty in slaying of Auburn football player

WAAY - 12 Feb 2018
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in the shooting death of Auburn University football player Jakell Mitchell. Markale Hart pleaded guilty to manslaughter during a hearing in Opelika on Friday. Hart was charged with ...
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Community, team mourn loss of Jakell Mitchell

Montgomery Advertiser - 17 Dec 2014
AUBURN – Jakell Mitchell always wanted his dad to do the talking. "He said dad all I want to do is play," Mario Mitchell told a crowd of hundreds who gathered outside the Lee Country courthouse in Opelika Monday night for a candlelight vigil honoring ...
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Markale Hart Takes the Stand in His Own Defense

WLTZ 38 NBC - 08 Dec 2017
Testimony revealed Friday that everything that led up to the fatal shooting had to do over Jakell Mitchell's girlfriend, Ayanna Huguley. Mitchell posted a picture of his girlfriend on Instagram and Tyrone Rowe, Hart's cousin, liked it. Mitchell told ...

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