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Giddings-case

Head shaved, McDaniel now in state prison

Head shaved, McDaniel now in state prisonMcDaniel's mugshot and details of his sentence were posted on the Georgia Department of Corrections website.
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months ago
Giddings-case

'TRULY EVIL': McDaniel pleads guilty to Giddings' murder

'TRULY EVIL': McDaniel pleads guilty to Giddings' murderStephen McDaniel pleaded guilty to Lauren Giddings' murder and was sentenced to life in prison.
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Giddings-case

New evidence arises after McDaniel plea

New evidence arises after McDaniel pleaAfter McDaniel's plea on Monday, new evidence about Lauren Giddings' murder became known.
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Giddings-case

Giddings family: We look forward to forgetting him

Giddings family: We look forward to forgetting himThe Giddings family says "Relief is a good word to describe" how they feel now.
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Giddings-case

McDaniel leaves Bibb jail for Jackson prison

McDaniel leaves Bibb jail for Jackson prisonMcDaniel spent 1,025 days in the Bibb County jail.
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Giddings-case

David Cooke press conference, pt. 1

David Cooke press conference, pt. 1David Cooke press conference, pt. 1
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Giddings-case

Giddings family speaks at McDaniel hearing

Giddings family speaks at McDaniel hearingGiddings family speaks at McDaniel hearing
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Giddings-case

McDaniel pleads guilty to murder

McDaniel pleads guilty to murderStephen McDaniel began his life sentence.
  • Giddings-case
  • 7 months ago
Macon

Two witnesses ordered to testify in McDaniel case

Two witnesses ordered to testify in McDaniel caseA South Carolina woman reportedy saw Stephen McDaniel carrying a large stick outside his apartment.
  • Macon
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Giddings-case

Judge moves McDaniel trial to Henry County

Judge moves McDaniel trial to Henry CountyJudge Howard Simms cited both the amount of coverage and his opinion that some of that coverage was "inflammatory or inaccurate."
  • Giddings-case
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Macon

Bibb County asks for $500k for court costs

Bibb County asks for $500k for court costsChief Superior Court Judge Tilman Self wants $500,000 to cover some out-of-county court costs.
  • Macon
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Macon

McDaniel murder trial scheduled for April

McDaniel murder trial scheduled for AprilJudge Howard Simms scheduled the murder trial for April 28th but has not made a decision on location.
  • Macon
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Judge issues gag order in McDaniel case

Judge issues gag order in McDaniel caseJudge Howard Simms filed the order Friday morning, saying media coverage may prejudice potential jurors.
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Macon

Bibb DA agrees to change of venue for McDaniel trial

Bibb DA agrees to change of venue for McDaniel trialBibb DA David Cooke says he has agreed to the defense's request to change the trial venue.
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Macon

McDaniel's lawyers ask judge to move trial

McDaniel's lawyers ask judge to move trialLawyers for accused killer Stephen McDaniel want to move his murder trial outside Bibb County
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Macon

DA: McDaniel visited sites on dismemberment, flesh eating

DA: McDaniel visited sites on dismemberment, flesh eatingJudge Howard Simms said he "had no choice" but to delay the trial. He did not say for how long.
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

New evidence revealed in McDaniel case

New evidence revealed in McDaniel caseProsecutors brought up new evidence discovered in the McDaniel case
  • Local
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Stephen McDaniel January 6 Hearing

Stephen McDaniel January 6 Hearing(Suzanne Lawler/13WMAZ)
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Judge may delay McDaniel trial

Judge may delay McDaniel trialJudge Howard Simms says he plans to ask the FBI why evidence is still delayed.
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Giddings-case

FBI Analyst: Giddings' killer had sexual motive

FBI Analyst: Giddings' killer had sexual motiveA report from an FBI behavioral analyst says the person who killed Lauren Giddings did it for sexual reasons.
  • Giddings-case
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Macon

McDaniel wants more evidence thrown out of murder trial

McDaniel wants more evidence thrown out of murder trialMcDaniel's lawyers want a judge to exclude statements McDaniel made to police about being a virgin and other evidence.
  • Macon
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Blood tests, part of police questioning thrown out in McDaniel case

Blood tests, part of police questioning thrown out in McDaniel caseThursday, a Bibb judge decided which pieces of evidence will be allowed in the trial and which will be dismissed.
  • Macon
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Giddings-case

Stephen McDaniel hearing

Stephen McDaniel hearingStephen McDaniel, accused killer of Mercer law school graduate Lauren Giddings, appeared in Bibb County court Thursday morning during a hearing where he challenged Macon police evidence against him.
  • Giddings-case
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Giddings-case

Judge to hear motions in McDaniel murder case Thursday

Judge to hear motions in McDaniel murder case ThursdayMcDaniel's attorney will challenge Macon police's use of luminol during Giddings' murder investigation.
  • Giddings-case
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Detective: McDaniel Stared 'Like a Zombie"

Detective: McDaniel Stared 'Like a Zombie"A Macon police detective described how murder suspect Stephen McDaniel looked after officers found the torso of Lauren Giddings.
  • Macon
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Macon

McDaniel trial pushed back to February

McDaniel trial pushed back to FebruaryDue to a change on the bench, the trial has been delayed four weeks.
  • Macon
  • 1 year ago
Macon

McDaniel Motion Hearings Wrap Up on Day Two

McDaniel Motion Hearings Wrap Up on Day TwoShortly before noon Tuesday, the hearing on the over 50 motions filed in the Stephen McDaniel case wrapped up in the Bibb County Superior Court.
  • Macon
  • 1 year, 2 months ago