published Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Jury gets murder case against Chattanooga man

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    Witness Damion Dillion describes the scene that he remembers before leaving his friend Carlton Braswell the day he died. Walter George Glennwent on trial in Judge Rebecca Stern's courtroom on Tuesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the 2009 death of Braswell.
    Photo by Jake Daniels /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

A jury is deliberating the first-degree murder charge against a 37-year-old Chattanooga man.

Both prosecutors and the defense presented closing arguments this afternoon in the second day of Walter “Foo” Glenn's murder trial.

Glenn is charged in the Dec. 20, 2009, stabbing death of Carlton Braswell, 17.

Braswell’s half sister and daughter of the defendant, Raven Glenn, testified Tuesday that Braswell told her “Foo got me” as he bled to death in their Southern Street apartment.

about Todd South...

Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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