Edenfield found guilty in Christopher Barrios’ murder
Jury now considers whether he should be executed
BRUNSWICK — A jury found David Edenfield guilty of murder, cruelty to children, three counts of child molestation and other charges Monday in the death of 6-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios Jr.
Less than an hour after announcing their verdict, the six men and six women were back in the jury box for the separate sentencing phase in which they would decide whether Edenfield, 61, should get the death penalty.
Update 10-07-09: Jury deliberating on death penalty in Edenfield case
DA calls him an animal, defense lawyer reminded jury Edenfield is a human being
Update: Jury recommends death penalty
BRUNSWICK, GA — The jury that found him guilty voted to put David Edenfield to death for the murder and sexually molestation of 6-year-old Christopher Barrios Jr.