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Capital murder trial continues in Brazos County – KBTX

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) – The second day of the capital murder trial of an East Texas man continued Thursday.

William Hudson is accused of killing six people at a campground in Anderson County, near Palestine on November 15, 2015.

News 3 is live blogging the trial from the courthouse every day.

Click here to read the LIVE BLOG.

On Thursday prosecutors continued to make their case for why they believe Hudson is the murderer.

The courtroom saw lots evidence of a bloody crime scene inside an Airstream trailer where Karl Johnson and his daughter Hannah were killed.

Some key testimony came from Texas Ranger Michael Adcock. He told the court that Hannah Johnson’s Toyota Sedan was found at William Hudson’s mother’s house after they arrived.

Prosecutors say the Johnsons and four others were murdered because Hudson believed his family should still own

Read more at: http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/Capital-Murder-continues-into-day-2-in-Bryan-454743413.html

Capital murder trial continues in Brazos County

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) – The second day of the capital murder trial of an East Texas man continued Thursday.

William Hudson is accused of killing six people at a campground in Anderson County, near Palestine on November 15, 2015.

News 3 is live blogging the trial from the courthouse every day.

Click here to read the LIVE BLOG.

On Thursday prosecutors continued to make their case for why they believe Hudson is the murderer.

The courtroom saw lots evidence of a bloody crime scene inside an Airstream trailer where Karl Johnson and his daughter Hannah were killed.

Some key testimony came from Texas Ranger Michael Adcock. He told the court that Hannah Johnson’s Toyota Sedan was found at William Hudson’s mother’s house after they arrived.

Prosecutors say the Johnsons and four others were murdered because Hudson believed his family should still own

Read more at: http://www.kbtx.com/content/news/Capital-Murder-continues-into-day-2-in-Bryan-454743413.html

Gruesome video of Twin Peaks aftermath shown during day 12 of trial

WACO – The grim reality of what happened at Twin Peaks during the biker shootout was made clear to the jury on Thursday as the trial for Bandido Jake Carrizal rolled into day 12. Prosecutors showed video from inside and outside the restaurant after the shooting ended and the crime scene was still fresh.

The video showed an empty restaurant with dead bodies sprawled out everywhere, and blood smeared all over the floor. Amber Richardson, City of Waco crime scene technician, walked through the Twin Peaks shooting video of the scene right after the deadly shootout. Everything from bloody bandanas to guns, brass knuckles, and multiple dead bodies. Richardson was called to Twin Peaks around 2:30 p.m. on May 17, 2015, and was assigned to the patio and interior area of the restaurant.

“Basically, I

Read more at: http://www.kcentv.com/news/gruesome-video-of-twin-peaks-aftermath-shown-during-day-12-of-trial/486438641

Closing arguments delivered in trial of man accused of murdering neighbor

KALAMAZOO, MI  — Todd Maneke was desparate for crack cocaine and out of options when he went to Alfred Minka’s house in August 2013 in search of money and a car, Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor Steven McLaughlin said.

There, McLaughlin said, Maneke hit Minka on the left side of the head with a hammer, took money out of his wallet and found his car keys. Then, realizing what he had done, he went back and beat Minka several times on the left side of the head, breaking the bones of his skull. Maneke then took Minka’s car to buy crack cocaine before parking the car in Minka’s garage and going back across the street to his home, McLaughlin said.

McLaughlin said Maneke didn’t mean to kill Minka when he first struck him, but then realized what he had done.

“When he hit Minka the first time, his intent was to get money for

Read more at: http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2017/09/maneke_trial_closing_arguments.html

Closing arguments delivered in trial of man accused of murdering …

KALAMAZOO, MI  — Todd Maneke was desperate for crack cocaine and out of options when he went to Alfred Minka’s house in August 2013 in search of money and a car, Kalamazoo County Assistant Prosecutor Steven McLaughlin said.

There, McLaughlin said, Maneke hit Minka on the left side of the head with a hammer, took money out of his wallet and found his car keys. Then, realizing what he had done, he went back and beat Minka several times on the left side of the head, breaking the bones of his skull. Maneke then took Minka’s car to buy crack cocaine before parking the car in Minka’s garage and going back across the street to his home, McLaughlin said.

McLaughlin said Maneke didn’t mean to kill Minka when he first struck him, but then realized what he had done.

“When he hit Minka the first time, his intent was to get money for

Read more at: http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2017/09/maneke_trial_closing_arguments.html