Supreme Court Calls for Resentencing

Thirty-three-year-old Jerry Bryant was found guilty in the January 1997 kidnapping and shooting death of another man.

The body of 27-year-old Donald Hollis was found off a dirt road in Florida, but prosecutors said he was abducted and killed in Dothan.

The same jury that convicted Bryant also voted 11-1 for the death penalty.

But the State Supreme Court has ruled those jurors were not properly instructed before they deliberated.

Bryant's conviction will stand but a new jury will have to be picked for re-sentencing and Bryant could get life without parole.

A hearing date has not been set.


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