Jurors hear testimonies in day three of lottery murder trial

Tuesday is day two of the trial. (Source: WALB)
Tuesday is day two of the trial. (Source: WALB)
Published: Jun. 28, 2017 at 7:57 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2017 at 9:34 PM EDT
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BEN HILL CO., GA (WALB) - A Ben Hill County jury heard several testimonies on Wednesday in a murder trial.

Prosecutors said Dabrentise Overstreet killed Craigory Burch just months after Burch won hundreds of thousands of dollars in a lottery game.

Overstreet is one of seven people charged with murdering Burch.

Two others were already sentenced to life in prison with murder charges.

In the past two days jurors heard emotional testimonies from relatives of Burch and Burch's girlfriend who told jurors she was there when he was killed.

Prosecutors brought in crime scene specialists as well.

On Wednesday morning, a firearm specialist told jurors that all of the seven bullets found at the crime scene appear to have come from the same gun.

One of the longer testimonies came from Keyona Dyous, who is also facing murder charges in the case.

She told jurors she heard Overstreet say in "street slang" that he killed Burch.

A gang specialist for the Georgia Department of Corrections was called to the stand late Wednesday morning.

He told jurors about the G-Shine Bloods gang, also referred to as GKB. He testified that the gang operates in Georgia.

Jurors also watched a recording of an interview between Overstreet and an investigator with the Ben Hill County Sheriff's office.

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