Blackburn found guilty of murder in Starke County

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It’s a guilty verdict in the murder trial of Edward Blackburn in Starke County.

Blackburn was charged with the shooting death of Cord Colgrove, 35, in March 2017.

The shooting happened after attorneys say Colgrove sent threatening messages to his ex-girlfriend who Blackburn was dating.

Blackburn claimed the shooting was self-defense.

Blackburn’s sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 11.

Read more about the verdict and background in the case from 95.3 MNC’s reporting partners at ABC 57.

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