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Day Of Drinking Foreshadowed Deadly Fight, Jurors Told

Holly Claims Self-Defense As His Murder Trial Begins

Posted: July 2, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Jacob Holly leaves Judge Mark Lindsay’s courtroom Monday at the Washington County Courthouse in Fayetteville.

A July day spent drinking and fishing by the White River near Elkins last summer turned deadly and now a Rogers man is on trial, charged with second-degree murder and first degree battery.

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Jacob Holly

Legal Lingo

Second-Degree Murder

A non-premeditated killing, resulting from an assault in which the death of the victim was a distinct possibility. First-degree murder is a premeditated, intentional killing or one which results from a vicious crime.

Source: LAW.COM

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