Not guilty verdicts in jury trial

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By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor

A Fayette County jury deliberated for only about 45 minutes before finding a Vandalia man not guilty on two felony charges.
Richard D. Eddy, 46, was acquitted on charges of mob action involving force and aggravated battery.
The trial began with jury selection on Monday and ended on Tuesday afternoon. Fayette County Resident Circuit Judge Don Sheafor gave the case to the jury at 1:46 p.m., and the jury returned with a verdict at 2:30 p.m., according to court records.

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