Mark Carver says he did what attorneys Brent Ratchford (left) and David Phillips (right) told him to do. “I just sat there and kept my mouth shut.... I left it all up to them.”
Mark Carver says he did what attorneys Brent Ratchford (left) and David Phillips (right) told him to do. “I just sat there and kept my mouth shut.... I left it all up to them.” Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Mark Carver says he did what attorneys Brent Ratchford (left) and David Phillips (right) told him to do. “I just sat there and kept my mouth shut.... I left it all up to them.” Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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