Coffee County Murder Trial Underway

murder3The murder trial of Michael Curtis of Tullahoma got underway this week in Coffee County. Curtis is accused of killing Kayla Qualls Nov. 26, 2012 at his residence on General Street in Tullahoma and then placing her body in her SUV and driving it to an area on Spring Creek Road in Franklin County.
According to Franklin County Sheriff Tim Fuller, Qualls died of blunt force trauma to the head.
Curtis was arrested after investigators from the Franklin and Coffee County Sheriff Departments, the Tullahoma Police Department and agents from the TBI conducted a search of his residence. Investigators say that they seized several pieces of evidence from the residence, which was sent to the TBI Crime Lab in Nashville for analysis.
The trial is expected to last a few more days.