trial http://wkms.org en Lattus Trial Set For April 2013 http://wkms.org/post/lattus-trial-set-april-2013 <p> Fulton County Circuit Judge Tim Langford has set an April 22 trial date for the man accused of killing Hickman mayor Charlie Murphy. Tommy Lattus of Hickman admitted to killing Murphy in January. Judge Langford says Lattus will have a chance at a plea agreement February 14. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 20:41:58 +0000 John Walker 25329 at http://wkms.org Lattus Trial Set For April 2013 Walker Back in Court Today http://wkms.org/post/walker-back-court-today <p></p><p>Jerry Wayne Walker, Junior is set to appear in Calloway Circuit Court this morning for a hearing on six tampering with evidence charges related to a 1998 Murray State dorm fire that killed a fellow student. The Paducah Sun reports Walker’s attorney Dennis Null hopes the 8:30 am status hearing provides a resolution for the charges. Walker’s tampering with evidence indictments came just before his July acquittal on murder and arson charges for the same incident. Walker faces a maximum of 30 years in prison if found guilty on all charges. Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:12:06 +0000 WKMS & The Paducah Sun 24438 at http://wkms.org Walker Back in Court Today Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. Defense Team Working on Deal http://wkms.org/post/jerry-wayne-walker-jr-defense-team-working-deal <p></p><p>Jerry Wayne Walker junior’s defense attorney says they’re working with Commonwealth Attorney Mark Blankenship to reach a deal before Walker’s next trial date. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:22:35 +0000 WKMS & Murray Ledger & Times 24263 at http://wkms.org Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. Defense Team Working on Deal Former Middle School Principal Sentenced http://wkms.org/post/former-middle-school-principal-sentenced <p>A judge today sentenced former South Marshall Middle School principal Kent Barlow to serve 10 years in prison. Barlow pled guilty earlier this month to three charges stemming from an attack on his former girlfriend. Marshall County Circuit Judge Dennis Foust gave Barlow five years for both first degree wanton endangerment and unlawful imprisonment. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:32:43 +0000 Angela Hatton 21580 at http://wkms.org Former Middle School Principal Sentenced Thomas Lattus Incompetent to Stand Trial http://wkms.org/post/thomas-lattus-incompetent-stand-trial <p>The man who allegedly killed Hickman Mayor Charles Murphy in January was found incompetent to stand trial. Police say 30 year-old Thomas Lattus came into the station and stated he had killed the mayor a little after 1 am the night of the murder. Lattus will be committed to Western State Hospital in Hopkinsville to be treated for up to 360 days or until doctors determine he is competent to be tried. Commonwealth Attorney Mike Stacy says he disagrees with the ruling, but he’s confident Lattus will still be prosecuted.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:20:41 +0000 Shelly Baskin 21465 at http://wkms.org Thomas Lattus Incompetent to Stand Trial Evrard Murder-Kidnapping Trial Postponed http://wkms.org/post/evrard-murder-kidnapping-trial-postponed <p>McCracken Circuit Judge Craig Clymer has postponed the trial of three family members charged with kidnapping and murdering&nbsp; 21-year-old Casondra Evrard in 2010.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:40:03 +0000 Dave Shinall & Paducah Sun 19828 at http://wkms.org Evrard Murder-Kidnapping Trial Postponed Jury Deliberations Begin in Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. Case http://wkms.org/post/jury-deliberations-begin-jerry-wayne-walker-jr-case <p>Attorneys gave closing arguments this morning in the retrial of Jerry Wayne Walker. Walker faces charges associated to a 1998 Murray State dormitory fire that resulted in the death of one student and the permanent injury of another. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:11:28 +0000 Casey Northcutt 19414 at http://wkms.org Jury Deliberations Begin in Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. Case Prosecution Plays Tapes of KSP Interview with Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. at Trial in Benton http://wkms.org/post/prosecution-plays-tapes-ksp-interview-jerry-wayne-walker-jr-trial-benton <p>Prosecutors in the Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. trial played tapes yesterday of Walker&rsquo;s interview with Kentucky State Police investigators in November 1998. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 11:38:30 +0000 Shelly Baskin & West KY Star 19169 at http://wkms.org Prosecution Plays Tapes of KSP Interview with Jerry Wayne Walker Jr. at Trial in Benton