Jury Finds Wilbourn Guilty of Lesser Charges in Baby’s Death

Gary Lee Wilbourn (PHOTO: David Wood, WHNT)

Gary Lee Wilbourn (PHOTO: David Wood, WHNT)

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – An update on the man accused of shaking his 4-month-old baby to death.

Morgan County jurors found Gary Lee Wilbourn guilty of manslaughter and aggravated child abuse.

He was originally charged with capital murder, and had been in jail since his arrest in 2008.

Investigators say Wilbourn shook the baby because she wouldn’t stop crying.

He will be sentenced July 1.

Read more background on this case on WHNT.com.

Filed in: Decatur

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