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9:34
Sentencing phase has begun. State says they are calling 2 witnesses. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 9:34 Kim Leoffler
9:34
State calls investigator Jamie Tarrant. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 9:34 Kim Leoffler
9:37
Tarrant says Champion was on felony probation in April 2014 and revoked in March 2015. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 9:37 Kim_KLTV
9:39
Tarrant steps down #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 9:39 Kim_KLTV
9:58
Underwood's mother is now taking the stand for the state. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 9:58 Kim_KLTV
10:00
Yolanda says Ty was her youngest child. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:00 Kim_KLTV
10:02
Yolanda: Ty was a "pretty good kid" and "always honest" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:02 Kim_KLTV
10:02
Yolanda: Ty liked video games and was "a normal little boy" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:02 Kim_KLTV
10:03
Yolanda: Ty was "pretty popular in school" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:03 Kim_KLTV
10:04
Yolanda says she found out about Ty's death from her roommate. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:04 Kim_KLTV
10:06
Yolanda: "I was praying to God it wasn't true. Not my baby." #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:06 Kim_KLTV
10:07
Yolanda looked at Champion and says "he cared about you" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:07 Kim_KLTV
10:09
Yolanda: "He loved his momma" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:09 Kim_KLTV
10:13
Yolanda looked at Champion and said "Thank you for making my baby's last wish come true" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:13 Kim_KLTV
10:14
Defense is now calling witnesses. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:14 Kim_KLTV
10:15
Defense called Ms. Johnson, Champions first cousin. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:15 Kim_KLTV
10:16
Johnson said she raised Champion. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:16 Kim_KLTV
10:17
Johnson: Champion spent half his life in foster home. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:17 Kim_KLTV
10:18
Johnson last saw Champion last Thanksgiving. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:18 Kim_KLTV
10:19
Johnson: Champion just recently reunited with his mother. "His father has never been a part of his life" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:19 Kim_KLTV
10:23
Johnson: "This here I never would have expected. I believe Carlton did this out of anger" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:23 Kim_KLTV
10:24
Johnson says Underwood was seeing another woman at the time of Ty's death. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:24 Kim_KLTV
10:25
Johnson doesn't think Champion would do something like this again. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:25 Kim_KLTV
10:27
Johnson steps down. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:27 Kim_KLTV
10:28
The state and defense both closed. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:28 Kim_KLTV
10:30
The judge is dismissing the jury until 1:30. Then the charge and final arguments will begin. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 10:30 Kim_KLTV
1:30
Court is back in session. Judge Kennedy is now reading the charge to the jury. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:30 Kim_KLTV
1:41
The state is beginning their closing argument. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:41 Kim_KLTV
1:46
State Attorney Jacob Putman: concern that he committed this crime while being supervised on probation. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:46 Kim_KLTV
1:47
Putman: "There's no reinsurance at all that if supervised the community would be safe" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:47 Kim_KLTV
1:49
Putman: "Ms. Johnson was as sure he wouldn't do it again as he wouldn't do it in the first place" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:49 Kim_KLTV
1:50
The jury is made up of 6 men and 6 women. All appear to be Caucasian. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:50 Kim_KLTV
1:52
Putman: "Our character is shown by our actions." #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:52 Kim_KLTV
1:52
Putman: "There is no reason why he won't do it again" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:52 Kim_KLTV
1:54
Defense attorney Melvin Thompson is starting their closing arguments. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:54 Kim_KLTV
1:57
Thompson: "Can't get nobody to care enough about him to take him in" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:57 Kim_KLTV
1:58
Thompson: "We don't know how that shapes a personality. We don't know how that shapes an attitude" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 1:58 Kim_KLTV
2:00
Thompson: "Before this incident he was well on his way (to improving his life)" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:00 Kim_KLTV
2:02
Thompson: "The loss of Mr. Underwood was a tragedy. But (sending Champion to jail for life) won't make it any less of a tragedy." #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:02 Kim_KLTV
2:03
Thompson: "The loss of Mr. Underwood was a tragedy. But (sentencing Champion to life) won't make it any less of a tragedy." #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:03 Kim_KLTV
2:04
Putman: "You know who was trying to better their life? Tyrone a Underwood" #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:04 Kim_KLTV
2:04
Putman: "There was no compassion, no mercy for Tyrone Underwood." #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:04 Kim_KLTV
2:06
Putman: "What would have caused him to snap? There's no evidence of that whatsoever." #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:06 Kim_KLTV
2:12
Underwood's mother is clearly upset during the closing arguments. She gasped when a photo of Ty shot was shown. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:12 Kim_KLTV
2:14
The jury has been sent to deliberate. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 2:14 Kim_KLTV
3:13
Jury has been deliberating for about an hour. Still no word on a verdict. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 3:13 Kim_KLTV
3:35
Jury is about to come in for the verdict. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 3:35 Kim_KLTV
3:38
#BREAKING Champion has been sentenced to life in prison with 10,000 dollar fine. #7onscene
Friday December 18, 2015 3:38 Kim_KLTV
 
 
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