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Downs admits to previous murder

Before Keenan O'Mailia, there was James Porter. Eight years ago, the Augusta boy left his Greene...was confronted with the information connecting him to James Porter's family that he confessed to that killing as well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/29/met_260181.shtml
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Starting to heal

...together Friday morning to say a final good-bye to James Porter. "James Porter was a bright and happy 10-year-old boy. I would...boy and every life. We all grieve the passing of James Porter and our community sheds a collective tear," the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/29/met_262496.shtml
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Memorial planned for victim

James Porter might finally rest in peace. After eight years of lying in an unmarked grave in Hephzibah Cemetery, James will get a grave marker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/06/met_260761.shtml
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Headstone sought to mark child's life

The grass has long since grown over the overturned dirt where the body of 10-year-old James Porter was buried eight years ago in Hephzibah Cemetery. But no headstone marking the boy's birth and death was mounted in his memory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/05/met_260680.shtml
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James S. "Jimmy" Minor (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...one god brother, William Edmondson, of Maryland; one god son, Rico Grant, North Augusta, SC; special cousin, James Porter, of Maryland and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends. Friends may call the residence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/28/obi_192633.shtml
Obituaries
James S. 'Jimmy' Minor (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...one god brother, William Edmondson, of Maryland; one god son, Rico Grant, North Augusta, SC; special cousin, James Porter, of Maryland and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends. Friends may call the residence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/30/obi_192902.shtml
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For the record

...deviceAntawan Coats, 24, of the 2300 block of Tobacco Road, unlawful possession of a telecommunications deviceJesse James Porter, 33, of the 2300 block of Tobacco Road, unlawful possession of a telecommunications deviceSamuel Lee Hudson, 29...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-19/record
Governor agrees to extradition

...cleared the way for William "Junior" Downs to stand trial in Augusta on child murder charges. More than 12 years after James Porter was found dead in the Savannah River, Mr. Downs will be arraigned July 3 in Richmond County Superior Court. He faces...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/10/met_378037.shtml
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Downs' confession can be used at trial

...Superior Court to charges including murder in the death of James Porter, 10. He is under a death sentence in South Carolina...William "Junior" Downs on murder charges in the death of James Porter. Reach Sandy Hodson at (706) 823-3226 or sandy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/met_439691.shtml
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Try Downs in Ga.

...money for District Attorney Danny Craig to put Downs on trial for the 1991 sexual assault and murder of 10-year-old James Porter in Augusta when Downs has already been convicted and sentenced to die in Aiken County, S.C., for molesting and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/02/edi_345833.shtml
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