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October 13, 2016: No bond for man jailed on reversed appeal in Grundy County

The man sent back to jail Friday after having been free most of the year on a successful appeal of his 2007 murder conviction will not be granted a bond while he petitions the Tennessee Supreme Court for a review.

In 2015, 33-year-old Adam C. Braseel successfully appealed his convictions for first-degree murder, felony murder, especially aggravated robbery, attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault and assault in a post-conviction hearing before 12th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge Justin Angel.

Braseel was originally sentenced in 2007 to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the 2006 shooting death of Malcolm Burrows and assault on Rebecca Hill at a home on Melissa Rock Road.

On Christmas Day, Angel announced his decision to grant relief and reverse the convictions on Braseel’s claims that he received ineffective assistance from his legal counsel. Braseel was released on bond in the weeks following. Continue reading →

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