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Elizabethtown man not guilty of homicide in death outside Columbus bar


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COLUMBUS, Ind. — Jurors in a reckless homicide case Thursday night found an Elizabethtown man not guilty of three felonies following an eight-day trial in Bartholomew Circuit Court.

Jacob A. Tolbert, a 25-year-old Elizabethtown man, had been accused of engaging in criminal behavior that resulted in the April 28, 2013, hit-and-run death of Thomas L.“Tommy” Brazzell, 27, of Vallonia in a parking lot outside what was then Caddies Pub.

Tolbert was facing two Class B felonies and one Class C felony, as well as a misdemeanor marijuana charge.

The jury only found him guilty of the marijuana charge.

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