Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Murder trial begins in New Braunfels

Trial continues today.

Murder trial testimony begins
By Dalondo Moultrie - New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

NEW BRAUNFELS — Testimony began Tuesday afternoon in the murder trial of Paul Mata, 54, the New Braunfels man accused of killing his wife of two weeks inside their home then telling authorities she died of an accident after an apparent drug overdose.

Attorneys in the Comal County jury trial before Judge Dib Waldrip began selecting jury members Monday morning, a process that concluded Tuesday afternoon. Both lawyers said the trial could last several days and possibly even stretch into next week.

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