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Teen convicted of 2016 shooting death in Franklin

Posted at 4:39 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 17:40:48-05

De'ondric Clarks was sentenced to life in prison today in Franklin in connection with the October 2016 shooting death of 16-year-old Braylen Foulcard.

Clarks, 19, was sentenced following a trial in August.

The homicide occurred on October 23, 2016. Officers with Franklin Police Department responded to the 500 block of Augustine Maze Street in Franklin where they found Foulcard, dead of gunshot wounds inside his vehicle. Officials say that through investigation it was learned that Foulcard had arranged to meet Clarks to sell a cellphone.

In May, a second person was indicted in connection with the case. Read more here.