UPDATE: Man Accused Of Murder Found Guilty

Kevin Lawrence
Kevin Lawrence

Update: Kevin Lawrence was found guilty on Monday in the death of Jeral Graffinreed.

Lawrence was found guilty on two counts of felonious assault, one count of murder and one count of carrying weapons under disability.

There was increased security at the Hamilton County courthouse because of past trouble with groups involved, however, there was no trouble today.

Lawrence will be sentenced on April 4.


Officials have made an arrest in the Bond Hill Murder that occurred last Monday.

Cincinnati Police have arrested 20-year old Kevin Lawrence and charged him with murder and felonious assault.

On August 6, 2007 around 10:30pm, police responded to a shooting on the corner of Reading Road and California Avenue. When they arrived, they found Jeral Grafinreed dead and another person seriously injured outside of Richie's Chicken in Bond Hill.