Man found guilty of murder in Franklin County beating death

David Jenkins

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man on trial for the 2013 death of a Cowan man was found guilty of first degree murder Thursday, according to The Winchester Herald Chronicle.

Corey MatthewsDavid Jenkins was one of four men who were charged in the beating death of Corey Matthews, 26, in March of 2013.

Investigators believed Matthews’ death was a targeted crime because of his affiliation with the Aryan Brotherhoood and Aryan Nation.

Matthews was found dead in a field having suffered blunt trauma to his head and face.

The suspects are being tried separately with Jenkins’ trail being the first.

He will serve no less than 51 years.

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