Who testified in 1st day of murder trial?

Published 1:15 am Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Who testified?

Jimmy Barton

Son of victim James ‘Nibby’ Barton

 Mark Crews

Former forensics investigator with Alabama Department of Forensic Science

Jerome Cobb

Former CCSO investigator

Wesley Snodgrass

Current investigator, CCSO

Sandra Lynn

Former girlfriend of Eugene Black; she also was charged with robbery and murder and previously entered a plea deal in which she agreed to testify.

Dennis ‘Elmo’ Walker

Lifelong friend of Walker’s previous co-defendants, Shelia Walker Williams, Sandra Lynn and Shelia Clark Brooks

Patricia Vines

Classmate of ‘the girls;’ testified she saw Black leave the scene of the crime.

James Cain

Currently resides in the Covington County Jail; testified Black “confessed” the murder to him in 1994 at the junkyard