Chattanooga: Reed guilty of first-degree murder in 2011 killing of East Ridge woman; sentenced to life in prison

Chattanooga: Reed guilty of first-degree murder in 2011 killing of East Ridge woman; sentenced to life in prison

April 17th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local Regional News

Defendant Randall Reed walks out of Judge Rebecca Stern's courtroom during a break on the first day of his trial.

Photo by Angela Lewis/Times Free Press.

Jurors on Wednesday found a Chattanooga man guilty of first-degree murder in the smothering death of a 70-year-old East Ridge resident.

Randall Reed was sentenced to life in prison.

Jane Stokes died June 15, 2011. She was found with cellophane wrapped around her head and zip-ties binding her.

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