Jury seated in Ben Hill murder trial

Jury seated in Ben Hill murder trial
Patrick Shawn Fletcher (Source: Ben Hill Co. Sheriff)
Tacarra Leverett
Tacarra Leverett

FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) - Patrick Shawn Fletcher, 31, is charged with two counts of murder, two years ago. A jury has begun hearing evidence in the case in Fitzgerald.

Officials say he shot his neighbors Dewayne and Octavia Brown in the head. Their bodies were found inside their home on April 22, 2013.

Fletcher has been in jail since a couple of days after the murder on a probation violation.

His girlfriend Tacarra Leverett was charged earlier with three counts of felony false statements.

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