EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMurder Trial Under Way In Scioto County
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 21, 2013 4:57 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 22, 2013 9:52 AM EDT
Portsmouth , Scioto County , Ohio
The trial for a man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend's husband is under way in Scioto County.
Jeffrey Waller, 25, of Lucasville was charged in the murder of James Thurman, 33, also of Lucasville. Opening statements and testimony began Monday in Scioto County Common Pleas Court.
The shooting happened in August 2012. Waller told police he was dating the victim's wife. Waller was additionally charged with felonious assault, tampering with evidence and having a weapon under disability in connection to the crime.
The trial will continue Tuesday.
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