EXCLUSIVE Pt. 1: Sister, friend of murder victim seek answers in teen’s death

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — WDHN’s Ben Stanfield sat down with the friends and family of murder victim J.B. Beasley Thursday to talk about the latest developments in the case nearly 20 years later.

In this first segment of our two-part interview, Patti Rutland Simpson and J.B.’s sister Jacqui Burgoon, who was 10 years old at the time of J.B.’s death, tell us their reactions to the discovery of the new suspect, Coley McCraney, and the statements made by the defense in a press conference Wednesday.

You can watch part one of the full interview in the video above. We will upload part two on Friday and air it in our evening newscasts.

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