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Flowers convicted again in '96 store slayings

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WINONA, Miss. (AP) - Montgomery County officials confirm a circuit court jury on Friday convicted Curtis Flowers in the 1996 slayings of four people at a furniture store. The trial was the sixth held for Flowers in the case.

He was convicted of capital murder in the gunshot deaths of 59-year-old Bertha Tardy, owner of Tardy Furniture, and three employees: 45-year-old Carmen Rigby, 42-year-old Robert Golden, and 16-year-old Derrick "BoBo" Stewart. Flowers had worked at the store briefly.

The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed three convictions against Flowers and two trials ended in mistrials.

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