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State rests in murder case

PASCAGOULA - The state has just rested in the capital murder trial of Spencer O'Brian Lawrence, who along with three others is accused in Oct. 5, 2009, robbery and killing of Jermaine Jebon "J.J." Kelly, at his Moss Point home.

The state concluded its case after jurors heard from seven more witnesses today.

The defense will start presenting its case at 9 a.m. Thursday, when testimony resumes.