Related News: Jury to begin deliberating fate of former Country Day School teacher charged with sodomy

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A jury will begin in the morning weighing the case of a former Country Day School teacher and coach charged with two counts of sodomy involving a former student.

The task before the jury after three days of testimony is to decide if the accuser, now 21, is lying as the defense argues or if she was the victim of a “pedophile” who hid what he was doing for a number of years, as the prosecution contends.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Jury convicts Opelika man of sexual abuse

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It took a jury about 10 minutes to convict George Cannon of sexually abusing an 8-year old girl a few years ago.

On Wednesday, Cannon, 63, of Opelika was found guilty of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 following two days of testimony, where the state contended that Cannon had inappropriately touched a girl while she and her brother spent the night at his home.

Following the verdict, Assistant District Attorney Clay Thomas said he appreciated Assistant District Attorney Gentry Jackson’s work in the case and was pleased the jury found Cannon guilty.

Source: Opelika-Auburn News