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Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson (from left), and defense attorney, Tony Axam, held discussions, before Axam's client, Troy Dale West, Jr. took a plea deal in Clayton County Superior Court, on Friday.

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West to serve six months

In a surprise twist, the trial of Troy Dale West, Jr., ended abruptly Friday afternoon, when attorneys for both sides announced they had agreed to a plea deal. The deal resulted in West having to serve six months in jail, for beating a U.S. Army reservist, in a Morrow Cracker Barrel restaurant.


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