Man loses his murder case, gets 50 years (updated)

Now convicted of slaying Antwan Bryant, Terrell McCoy has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

McCoy chose to represent himself in court after his first trial ended in a hung jury.

Go read about the latest at The Post and Courier.

Update February 6, 10:30 p.m: Just stumbled on this interesting article over at The Post and Courier that looks a bit at how successful McCoy was doing his own defense.

In part:
If the circumstances were different, Terrell McCoy, who is accused of murder, might have done pretty well in law school, cramming the books and learning to be a defense attorney.

"My family always told me I had the mouth to be a lawyer," he told The Post and Courier during a break in his trial Thursday.

Go read it.

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