Jury takes minutes to convict man of 8-year-old’s rape, murder

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New York Post—It took less than 15 minutes Wednesday for a Florida jury to convict a 61-year-old man of abducting, raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl. The Jacksonville courtroom had just gone into recess after the judge read instructions to the jurors when everyone quickly returned. A decision was in: unanimous guilty verdicts against Donald Smith in...

In minutes, Florida jury convicts man, 61, of abduction, rape, murder of 8-year-old girl. A Florida jury Wednesday convicted a 61-year-old man of abducting, raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl in less than 15 minutes, delivering unanimous guilty verdicts.