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Man found guilty of 2018 murder in Columbia

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Posted at 8:46 PM, Jul 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 21:46:38-04

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF) — Charles Lampley was convicted of first degree premeditated murder in Maury County.

A jury returned the guilty verdict Friday, July 26 after a five-day trial. Lampley was accused of shooting and killing William Glynne Rummage II in July of 2018.

Rummage II was found shot outside his home on Woods Drive. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

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"Assistant District Attorney Dodd did a masterful job presenting this very difficult case. I am blessed that some of the best trial attorneys in our district work for my office." said DA Brent Cooper. "We are very happy that the Rummage family can now begin to heal."

Judge Russ Parked revoked Lampley's Bail and had him taken into custody. He will remain in jail pending sentencing. His sentence will likely be life, with the possibility of parole.