, Muskogee, OK

Local News

October 26, 2012

Prosecutor: Murder trial should go to jury today

A trial for two defendants in the slaying of Roshun English is expected to wrap up today.

Dawaan Norwood, 22, and Schiavone Anderson, 18, are charged with first-degree felony murder in the Nov.  11, 2011, slaying.

Muskogee County Assistant District Attorney Dan Medlock said he would call his last witness this morning and expected to get the case to the jury today.

Prosecutors have alleged English, 35, was killed as Norwood, Anderson, Jacorey Billings and Romonne Johnson Jr. entered English’s house, attacked him and began taking items. English’s girlfriend, Dana Webb, testified Norwood shot and killed English after a struggle between Billings and English.

Johnson, 17, had been charged as an adult with the same murder charge. The charge was reduced to charge Johnson as a youthful offender with first-degree robbery in return for Johnson’s testimony against the others.

Billings, 21, will be tried separately at a later date.

Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

     View Results
Featured Ads

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.