Man On Trial For Murder Found Guilty of Lesser Charge

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Posted at 6:44 PM, Aug 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-13 15:01:42-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL)-- A Tallahassee man on trial for 1st degree murder is found guilty on a lesser charge. Shelton Mitchell was found guilty of manslaughter for his involvement in a murder in 2014.

The body of Terrell Smith was found inside the trunk of a car near Bicycle Road and Blountstown Street, while officers were working the scene of a traffic accident.

An autopsy revealed that Smith died from a single gunshot wound. 

Mitchell's next court date is set for August 18th.