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Richard McGahey Found Not Guilty In Bribery Trial

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JACKSON, MS -

The jury in the Richard McGahey Trial has found the Jackson Police officer not guilty on bribery charges.

McGahey was charged with accepting $250 bribe to release a suspect who had outstanding warrants.

The 43-year-old says the money Russell Carr gave him was repayment of a loan, not a bribe.

McGahey said he often loaned money to Carr and that Carr worked as an informant with him for several years.

McGahey is a 20-year veteran of the police force.

News Channel will have more on the verdict here on WJTV.com and tonight on News Channel 12 at ten o'clock.

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