Jury Trial of John Edward Rivers, Sr. 2nd Degree Murder charge

1-16-2014 – District Attorney Charles Ballay announces that a Plaquemines Parish jury returned a verdict of guilty as charged in the 2nd degree murder trial of John Edward Rivers, Sr., age 54, who was a resident of Gretna.

The case was tried by before Judge Michael Clement by Assistant DA Edward McGowan and 1st Assistant DA Robert White. A conviction of 2nd Degree Murder requires a sentence of life in prison without benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence. Sentencing is set for February 5th at 1:30 before Judge Clement.

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