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A Volusia County jury returned a guilty verdict of first-degree murder against Edgewater resident Russell Charles Bradshaw after deliberating less than three hours this afternoon in the Sept. 25, 2006, throat-slash slaying of 21-year-old Lisa Memro. The jury will return next Monday to the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand to hear evidence during the sentencing portion of the trial before determining whether he receives life in prison or death by lethal injection. Bradshaw showed no emotion when the verdict was read as well as a second guilty verdict to sexual abuse of a dead body.

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Circuit Judge James R. Clayton sent the jury into the jury room to begin deliberations at 11:41 a.m. to determine guilt or innocence for 22-year-old Russell Charles Bradshaw, charged with capitl murder in the Sept. 21, 2006, throat-slash slaying of 21-year-old Lisa Memro of New Smyrna Beach.

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In the Book of Acts, the 10th chapter, we find a very interesting event in the early Christian church.  A gentile requested Peter, the leader of the first church in Jerusalem, a Jewish church, to come and visit and explain the Gospel to him and his family.  Reading verses 34-43, we hear the words of Peter and the effect of his vision corresponding with the vision of Cornelius.

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DELAND -- Jurors heard the accused killer's own admission for the first time earlier today on a recording of a 911 call he made that he was responsible for the murder of a young New Smyrna Beach woman that turned out to be a literal bloodbath.
 

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A 63-year-old Titusville woman was clinging to her life at Halifax Medical Center after the Honda trike motorcycle she was on with her husband collided with a mini-van earlier today in the 3000 block of North Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach police reported.
 

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DELAND -- Seven women and five men have been selected to hear evidence today at the capital murder trial of an Edgewater man accused of murdering  21-year-old Lisa Memro of New Smyrna Beach on Sept. 25, 2006, and then having sex with her corpse.
 

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A 19-year-old Jacksonville man is being held without bail at the Volusia County Branch Jail on felony warrants accusing him of carkjacking a woman at the K-Mart shopping center in May and taking her purse, police reported.
 

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- merchants throughout New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill are being urged by local police to be on the lookout for phony money -- specifically $100 bills.

New Smyrna Beach police detectives say so far they have received three reports of fake $100 bills being used at stores in the city.

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OAK HILL -- The City Commission agreed earlier tonight to interview three candidates for the vacant city clerk/administrator position that resulted from the surprise resignation of Stella McLeod who left three hours earlier than she was supposed to Friday on her last day.
 

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