Jury reaches guilty verdict in Terre Haute murder trial


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A jury reached a guilty verdict Thursday in a Terre Haute murder trial.

Clarence Bell, Jr. was convicted in the September 2018 shooting death of homeless man Ray Rose.

According to authorities, while searching Bell’s home they found bullets that matched the one found in Rose.

Police also said surveillance video showed Bell’s truck driving near the crime scene during the time of the murder, and Bell allegedly said he would shoot Rose following an altercation between the two men.

The jury was selected in the case Monday, with the trial beginning and ending on Thursday.

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