Three other people, including a one-time co-defendant, testified in the trial of Eddie Ray Jackson, Jr. in the Rapides Parish Courthouse on Friday. Jackson is charged with second degree murder and attempted armed robbery with a firearm for the Feb. 2017 shooting death of James Melton in his truck in the parking lot of the Save More store in Alexandria.
The lead detective from the Alexandria Police Department assigned to the case of Eddie Ray Jackson, Jr., explained to a jury at his trial on Thursday frame-by-frame surveillance video of what he says happened when Jackson allegedly shot James Melton outside of the Save More convenience store in Feb. 2017.
A trial for an Elizabeth mother charged with the murder of her daughter who suffered from cerebral palsy, has been moved to October after her last public defender quit three weeks before the trial was set to begin.
The Rapides Parish public defender assigned to the case of an Elizabeth mother charged with the Nov. 2018 murder of her daughter who suffered from cerebral palsy, has quit her job three weeks before the trial was set to start.