Jury Trial Underway for Man Facing Time

police lineA jury trial began this week for a man facing prison time for stabbing his ex-wife’s lover. 35 year old, James David Fincher, of Moneta, is accused of repeatedly stabbing 35 year old, Houston Walthall, on July 4th of last year. The Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney introduced a blood-stained hunting knife into evidence on Tuesday; along with a forensic nurse that testified that there were six lacerations, with the worst injury, being a severed artery on Walthall’s left forearm. Prosecution will have closing arguments today with the defense expected to present its evidence.

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