Jury set to deliberate Tuesday following closing arguments in 4th Quarter Sports Bar murder trial

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A jury now holds the fate of three defendants accused of murdering a Columbus man. The judge is set to charge the jury Tuesday in the 4th Quarter Sports Bar murder trial. The state and defense gave closing arguments, hoping to convince the jury to decide guilty or not guilty.

Prosecutor Ray Daniels argues the state's case against three defendants charged in the 2015 4th Quarter Sports Bar murder.
Prosecutor Ray Daniels argues the state’s case against three defendants charged in the 2015 4th Quarter Sports Bar murder.

Assistant District Attorney Alonza Whitaker opened up the closing arguments Monday with the theme “gone in 45 seconds.” He made a variation on the popular movie title to convince the jury 48-year-old Demark Ponder, 53-year-old Daginald Wheeler, and 36-year-old James Daniel, Jr. played a part in shooting 33-year-old Dominic Mitchell.

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