Controversial Testimony Could Be Used In Killings Case
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Ron Killings has been accused of hitting and killing 11-year-old Lakeisha White, and Friday a judge will decided whether testimony will be allowed at the former Rutherford County sheriff's detective trial next week.
At Killings pre-trial motions hearing Friday a judge could decide whether to allow testimony from witnesses claiming the former sheriff's detective did not give immediate aid.
Witnesses at the scene told police that Killings got rid of bottles of alcohol before he went to check on White. Those bottles have been excluded from the trial, but the testimony of the witnesses claiming Killings did not give immediate aid could be allowed to show that his behavior could have contributed to the 11-year-old's death.
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A Hamilton County jury will be brought in to Rutherford County to hear the trial. The jurors will be selected on Oct. 13, and the chosen jury will be sequestered throughout the entire trial.