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Jackson man convicted of murdering his mother

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson man has been convicted of murdering his mother. Twenty-three year old Marc Lewis was found guilty after the jury deliberated for just over three hours.

Lewis was accused of shooting his mother in 2011. When he testified Thursday he told jurors the shooting was as accident, but admitted he was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time.

He also admitted he had a gun in his pocket the night of his mother's death.

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