State v. Murray

CHARGE(S): Assault, Disorderly Conduct

POTENTIAL PUNISHMENT: 180 - 210 days in jail, civil liability

VENUE: Franklin County, Columbus, Ohio

ALLEGATION: Prominent national coal company owner grabbed, choked and slammed an environmentalist during a hearing at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources office.

DISPOSITION: Trial by jury

RESULT: Not guilty of all charges

Trial starts for miner accused of hurting activist (The Columbus Dispatch)
Jury finds Murray innocent (The Times Leader)

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