Capley Found Guilty - Week of August 15, 2016
Addi Whitaker (photo used with permission)
The manslaughter trial of Robert Chase Capley consumed this week. Capley was charged with manslaughter for recklessly causing the death of 2 year old Addie Whitaker. Capley lost control of a 2003 Ford Mustang he was driving causing the car to leave the roadway, go airborne and flip over and land in a cow field off of County Road 7. Addie Whitaker was a passenger in the car. She was not in a car seat. Addie died entrapped in the car. On Thursday, the jury found Capley guilty as charged of manslaughter. He will be sentenced in September by Judge Mike Jones.