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Deliberations Underway In Lawyer's Trial

Jurors began deliberations in the trial of three Lexington lawyers accused of cheating their clients out of millions of dollars.

Shirley Cunningham Jr., William Gallion, and Melbourne Mills Jr. are charged with wire fraud and conspiracy.

During closing arguments yesterday, prosecutors argued the lawyers were motivated by greed. Defense lawyers claim the mistakes were unintentional.
jurors will weigh their decision based on six weeks of testimony.

The trio is accused of stealing millions of dollars from the class action settlement over the diet drug Fen-Phen.


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