Morristown Man Murdered In Florida

Daytona Beach, FL (WVLT) - Police say two men have confessed to killing a Morristown man at a hotel in Florida.

Investigators say Jason Bowman and William McMinn beat a man with beer bottles and then robbed him.

It happened October 22nd in Daytona Beach, during an annual motorcycle event called "Biketoberfest."

Police arrested Bowman in Texas and say he confessed.

He's now charged with second-degree murder.

McMinn was arrested in Bristol, Tennessee, on robbery charges.

His warrant is expected to be upgraded, also to second degree murder.

The victim, James Earl Mason is from Morristown.

He died five days after the beating.

He traveled to the event with his mother, she is the one who found him after the incident.


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