Haynes Returns to Court
Monday, 09 April 2012 05:16
ATHENS - George Haynes returns to court this week, where a judge will decide if he's mentally fit to stand trial. The 61-year-old Haynes is withdrawing a guilty plea for his role as a getaway driver in the 2005 murder of George Bennett.Haynes claims his lawyers misled him into the plea deal, which sentenced him to 25-year behind bars.
If Judge David Sweat finds Haynes mentally competent, he may face a jury next week.
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