Testimony Begins In Murder Case - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Testimony Begins In Murder Case

Jurors in Jackson County heard graphic and emotional testimony today, as the capital murder trial of a D'Iberville man began. 21 year old Ronnie Palmer is accused of killing his five week old baby, Nicole Palmer.

Defense attorneys say the infant died because she was accidentally dropped in the bathroom. Pathologist Dr. Paul McGarry, testified the infant died from a massive blow to the back the head... that couldn't have resulted from a fall or drop. Seven witnesses, including the baby's mother, took the stand today.

The trial is expected to last at least two more days.

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