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Murder Trial Goes To 4th Day

The murder trial of Jeffrey Smithson continues in Coffee County Circuit Court today.
Smithson is accused of murdering his 81-year-old aunt Virginia White in August 2011 at her residence at Ingram Apartments in Manchester. The case expected to go to the jury today.
Yesterday testimony was presented by experts from the TBI Crime Lab concerning DNA samples derived from evidence. Also presented was evidence from Smithson’s cellphone of where he allegedly texted an individual wanting morphine after the death of White. The state medical examiner testified yesterday afternoon.