Opelika man found guilty in death of infant son

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OPELIKA, AL (WSFA) - A jury has convicted a Lee County man of killing his 7 month old son.

Barry Lee Jones, 20, of Opelika was found guilty of capital murder and will be sentenced on Monday. The prosecution claimed Jones raped the infant and assaulted his three year old step daughter.

The defense is requesting life in prison. The district attorney wants the death penalty.

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