Osceola Man on Trial for Murder

August 7, 2006 -- 6:00 PM CDT

BLYTHEVILLE, AR -- Kenny Travis, Jr., of Osceola was in a Mississippi County courtroom Monday being tried for the murder of J.W. Hall.

Hall was killed in June 2005 at his car dealership in Osceola.

The trial began Friday when the prosecution called three witnesses forward, and more witnesses were called to the stand on day two.

Brent Davis is the prosecuting attorney on the case, and Bill Stanley is representing Travis.

Neither side was available for comment at this time, nor did family members of the victim or the defendant want to speak on the matter.

Judge Victor Hill of West Memphis is the judge presiding over the case.

The trial will reconvene Tuesday at 9 a.m.