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Turnbill paroled
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A local man convicted in the September 2002 shooting of 20-year-old Joshua Murphy was released on parole on March 9. Melvin Eugene Turnbill was sentenced to 25 years after he plead guilty in DeKalb County Criminal Court in 2003 to facilitating first degree murder. Turnbill and a co-defendant, Christopher Nicholas Orlando, were accused of killing Murphy in a wooded area of the Laurel Hill Community.