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Mistrial declared for case

...the trial of one of three Aiken men charged with killing and robbing an Aiken pool hall cook. Circuit Court Judge William Keesley based his decision on conversations late Tuesday between jurors and three witnesses likely to testify. Opening arguments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/18/met_339106.shtml
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Husband arrested at hearing

...lowered Thursday, only to see her common-law husband jailed. Kathleen M. Humes, 35, went before Circuit Judge William Keesley to get her $100,000 bond reduced. After her arrest in May, a magistrate set that amount, saying she was a flight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/02/met_350470.shtml
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Judge disallows writing analysis

...have strengthened the case against a man on trial for murder was tossed out by a judge Tuesday. Circuit Court Judge William Keesley ruled that findings from the computer software, developed less than two years ago, couldn't be put before an Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/17/met_338942.shtml
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Toddler case ends in mistrial

...in the case. The first trial ended in May when a jury couldn't agree on a verdict. On Wednesday, Circuit Judge William Keesley specifically ordered co-defendant Rebecca Cowart not to tell jurors about alleged abuse by Mr. Smith or any previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/10/met_294866.shtml
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Error in autopsy leads judge to overturn plea

...findings that 45-year-old Grace Courtney died from head injuries after being kicked and beaten. But Circuit Judge William Keesley said the mistake was important enough to bring Mr. Harley's plea into question. "It was a glaring error in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/02/met_506246.shtml
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Woman avoids murder verdict

...Ms. Finiak said. "I still do love my father. I wish I could bring him back, but I can't." Circuit Judge William Keesley noted Ms. Finiak's mental illness in sentencing her to 20 years in prison, 10 years less than the maximum allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/met_357273.shtml
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Court date set in trial

...Carolina-Aiken, has denied the allegations. Magistrate Rodger Edmonds was assigned to the case after Circuit Judge William Keesley dismissed a more serious assault-and-battery charge. In January, the judge sent the case from Aiken County General...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/23/met_221093.shtml
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Abuse experts say slaying case looks familiar

...hammer, dragged her to his car and drove her to Augusta. In a strongly worded order, Edgefield County Circuit Judge William Keesley found Mr. Stevens to be "extremely unstable" and violent, with no respect for the rule of law. Despite that finding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/27/met_370906.shtml
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Convicted man wants new trial

...wounded Mr. Jones as he tried to escape. He was sentenced to life in prison. Prosecutor Ben Moore told Circuit Judge William Keesley that what is said during jury deliberations should not be rehashed. The judge said he would hold a hearing at which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/17/met_364488.shtml
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Across the area

...counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and one count of lewd act on a minor. Circuit Judge William Keesley sentenced Mr. Merritt to 20 years in prison. The charges came after a June 13 incident in which Mr. Merritt forced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/07/met_357034.shtml
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