Clearman Found Not Guilty

Meridian, Miss. A jury has found a Lauderdale County man not guilty in the 2010 death of 2-year-old Landon Tanner.

Justin Clearman was acquitted Wednesday in his trial on the charges of manslaughter and felony child abuse.

The jury deliberated about two hours.

Clearman was babysitting Tanner for his then-girlfriend at the time. An autopsy found that the child died from blunt force trauma to the head.


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