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Man charged with armed robbery found not guilty

Juwan King was found not guilty of armed robbery by a Lauderdale County jury this week.
Juwan King was found not guilty of armed robbery by a Lauderdale County jury this week.(Source: Gray News)
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 12:35 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Juwan King was found not guilty by a Lauderdale County jury this week. He was charged with the armed robbery in June 2017.

King was arrested in Sumter County weeks after a robbery at Logan’s restaurant in Meridian. Others were also accused of participating in the crime and testified for the state. The defense did not present witnesses.

The trial lasted two days, including jury selection. The not guilty verdict was reached late Wednesday.

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