Prosecutor: Man decapitated grandfather with hedge clippers

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Justin Wayne Parris said little to police after his 81-year-old grandfather was found decapitated in their Garden Oaks home in 2009, and a bloody trail led to a long-handled tree pruner in the garage.

The grandfather’s body had been covered with a blanket, a gesture Parris would explain on an interrogation video shown Tuesday in court.

“You don’t leave somebody like that, ” the grandson said.

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