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...Toyota 4Runner hit a tree on Scott's Ferry Road.? On May 11, Rebecca Bowers Sears, 44, and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, 23, were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after they pled guilty to murder in...

Memorable cases handled at Evans courthouse

...shooting death of Raymond V, Lee at a Columbia County water treatment plant. ? Rebecca Bowers Sears and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, were sentenced to life without parole after pleading guilty to murder charges in the beating death of Laverne...

New defense team appointed for woman

...Capital Defenders was not immediately returned. Sears, of the 200 block of Hot Springs Drive, and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, 21, of the 4000 block of Briarwood Drive, are charged in the death of Sears' next-door neighbor, Laverne...

Columbia County Homicides

...his girlfriend and infant son, and held the family at gunpoint. 2009 Rebecca Bowers Sears, 42, and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, 21, were arrested and charged with the fatal beating of 41-year-old Laverne "Kay" Parsons of Grovetown...

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...taped statement will be admitted for the purposes of trial in this case," Jolly said. Sears, 43, and her son Christopher Sean Bowers, 21, are charged in the fatal beating of her next door neighbor Laverne "Kay" Parsons. In a Jackson-Denno...

Police Blotter

...Statements to be used in murder trial A Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that statements made by accused killer Christopher Sean Bowers and items seized from his home can be used during his trial. At a Jackson-Denno hearing at the Columbia County...

Trial set for Columbia County woman accused of fatally beating neighbor

...Afghanistan," Hamilton said. Raymond J. Sears Jr., is currently deployed with the military.Sears and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, 22, are charged with murder in the fatal beating of Laverne "Kay" Parsons.On March 25, 2009, Parsons...

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Several Columbia County murder cases still await trial

...Another mother-child pair also is awaiting trial. Rebecca Bowers Sears, 44, and her 22-year-old son, Christopher Sean Bowers, are charged with murder for allegedly using a bat and claw hammer to beat neighbor Laverne "Kay" Parsons to...

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Sears and Bowers plead guilty to murder

...guilty Friday to the 2009 beating death of Laverne "Kay" Parsons. Rebecca Bowers Sears, 44, and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, 23, offered negotiated guilty pleas during a sentencing hearing in Evans. Superior Court Judge Sheryl B...

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Sordid murder case comes to a close

...Grovetown home. On this particularly dark day, however, she was met with an ambush. Rebecca Sears and her son, Christopher Sean Bowers, who lived next door, had broken into Parsons' home where they awaited.Parsons was brutally beaten to death...

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