Former suspect testifies against others in killing

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by AP

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 10:09 AM

PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- An eastern Kentucky man who took a plea deal in the beating death of an elderly man has testified against three other defendants.
 
According to WYMT-TV (http://bit.ly/102GoaX ) in Hazard, Jeremiah Evans will be cross-examined by defense attorneys on Wednesday in Pineville.
 
Brian Hatfield, Deborah Partin, and Candy Maiden are being tried on murder charges in the January 2008 beating of 91-year-old William Taylor, who died a week after the attack. Evans maintains he drove the other defendants to Taylor's home, but did not take part in beating him.
 
Evans testified he didn't know Taylor had been beaten until the next day.
 

 

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