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Clarendon woman found guilty of murdering farmer

Published:Wednesday | September 28, 2016 | 9:14 AM

A Clarendon woman who has been found guilty for a 2010 murder is scheduled to be sentenced on October 6.

Forty-one-year-old Claudette Jones of Pleasant Hill Clarendon was last week found guilty in the Clarendon Circuit Court for the 2010 stabbing death of 63-year-old farmer Lascelles Clarke of the same community.

The police say Jones went to Clarke's house and accused him of spreading rumors on her boyfriend.

She then used a knife to stab Clarke in the head and neck killing him on he spot.

The seven-member jury unanimously handed down a guilty verdict after a four-day trial.