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Amador Man Found Guilty Of Murder

Amador Man Found Guilty Of Murder

A Pioneer man has been found guilty of murder.  Through a Press Release yesterday, the Amador County District Attorney’s Office reported that on October 28th, an Amador jury returned a guilty verdict against Gregory Wilson, for murder in the second degree by use of a knife in the stabbing death of Jacob Stover.  According to testimony on July 7, 2014, the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a physical altercation that had occurred on Pioneer Creek Road.  Deputies and medical personnel arrived at the scene and found the victim, Jacob Stover, 26, deceased due to numerous knife wounds to his back and shoulder.  The reporting party told deputies, Wilson and a female companion had fled the scene in a blue van.  Sheriff’s detectives were able to locate the van at a house belonging to a relative and after a series of interviews, were able to determine there was enough evidence to arrest Wilson.  The jury returned their verdict of guilty following a day of deliberation.  Wilson returns to court on December 20th , where he faces a possible sentence of 16 years to life in state prison.


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