Man cleared of charges in 2017 Pittsfield murder

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A Pittsfield man is cleared of murder charges in a trial NewsChannel 13 has been covering since the start.

NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Berkshire Eagle report a jury acquitted JC Chadwell Wednesday of charges that he shot and killed Paul Henry at a block party in 2017.

Chadwell testified during his trial that his confession in 2018 was a lie and had been influenced by police during the investigation.    

He had faced life in prison.