Murder trial update: Williams found guilty, sentenced to life

Published 2:21 pm Thursday, November 15, 2012

LAUREN WOOD/THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Adrian Williams, left, looks down as he stands with defense lawyer Tim Cotton while Judge Forrest "Al" Johnson delivers his sentence of life in jail without eligibility for release until he is 65 after being found guilty of the May 2011 murder of Quinton Brown Thursday afternoon.

NATCHEZ — An Adams County jury has found Adrian Williams guilty of murder after less than 45 minutes of deliberation.

Williams was on trial for the May 28, 2011, shooting death of Quinton Brown. Brown was found dead by a passerby in the Natchez City Cemetery.

Williams faces a sentence of life without eligibility for release until he is 65.

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The case began Wednesday afternoon and wrapped up just after lunch Thursday.