Smith found guilty for 2011 murder

By Natalie Netzel

October 14, 2013

NEWBERRY — Mandy Lenore Smith, 35, was sentenced to 50 years for a murder of a missing man from 2011.

Smith was sentenced at 2 p.m. Monday in Laurens after a week long trial in Newberry ended Saturday at 1 a.m.

Smith was found guilty of murder and desecration of human remains of John Henry Mayers of Chapin who was reported missing by his family on May 11, 2011.

More information in Wednesday’s edition.