Two Men Convicted for Role in Violent Home Invasion

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-- Valdosta, Ga. -- January 31, 2013 --

James Edwards and Clinton Davis were convicted of burglary, armed robbery and kidnapping on Wednesday.

Both men committed those crimes on May 17, 2011. That night they broke into a couple's house in Lowndes County. Davis had a handgun which he used to pistol whip the man several times.

They tied them both up and left them after stealing the womens purse and a safe among other things. The prosecution used DNA that was recovered from the gun that matched the victim. The trial lasted just two days.