Blountville
77° F
Clear
Clear
Greeneville
77° F
Clear
Clear
Abingdon
78° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Guilty verdict in 2011 Christmas Day Murder

By Laura Halm
Published On: Mar 22 2013 05:06:06 PM CDT
SCOTT COUNTY, Va. -

A jury finds a Bristol, Tennessee man guilty of murder and he now could face a life behind bars.

Charlie Joe Ramey was found guilty of Felony First-Degree Murder Thursday in the 2011 Christmas Day murder of Gregory Hale in Scott County, Virginia.

The jury recommends Ramey serve a life sentence and pay a $75,000 fine. Ramey was also given 30 years on a robbery charge and another 10 years on a drug-related charge.

A judge will decide how he will serve his sentence on July 24th.