Jury hears opening arguments in Ellis trial
by Christine Fonville
10:21 AM, Tuesday, September 23
On Sept. 16, at the first day of the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, jurors heard the opening statements of the prosecution and Ellis’ defense team. Ellis is charged with 14 felonies including extortion, theft by tak...

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