Smith convicted in Cumberland County murder case

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The jury has reached a verdict in a long-awaited murder trial in Cumberland County.

According to our partners at The Sentinel, 58-year-old Douglas Smith was found guilty of third-degree murder for the death of 33-year-old Tina Myers.

Myers' body was found in a wooded area off Route 34 in Mount Holly Springs in 2001. Charges weren't filed against Smith for another nine years. The trial didn't begin until Monday. Prosecutors say Smith strangled Myers.

Sentencing is scheduled for December.

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