Lee County murder trial underway

Lee County murder trial underway

LEESBURG, GA (WALB) - A murder trial of a Smithville man, accused of killing an elderly man seven years ago, is underway.

Jurors heard opening statements from prosecutors and the defense team Wednesday morning.

Several witnesses also took the stand.

43-year-old Timothy Duane French is accused of stabbing 82-year-old A. J. Mosley in his home on January 15th, 2008.

Lee County deputies arrested French six years later, in January 2014, while he was walking down a Smithville Street.

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