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Turnbill gets chance for parole
Melvin Eugene Turnbill, 42, who has served a little more than 11 years of a 25-year sentence for the 2002 murder of 20-year-old Joshua Murphy has been given chance for parole within a year.Tennessee Board of Parole member Tim Gobble voted to grant Turnbill’s parole upon completion of a nine-12 month substance abuse program. The case will now go to the remaining five members of the parole board. Three votes for parole are required.