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9:53
Officer Smedley said he saw bummer holes in the car. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:53 Kim Leoffler
9:53
Prosecution calls Joshua Smedley with the Tyler a Police Dept. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:53 Kim Leoffler
9:53
State is now showing body camera video from Officer Smedley. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:53 Kim Leoffler
9:53
In the courtroom for the #Champion trial. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:53 Kim Leoffler
9:53
Please follow @Kim_KLTV for continuing coverage of the trial of Carlton Champion. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:53 Julia Jenaé
9:55
In the opening statement by the State, the ADA describes Ty as a homosexual male who presented to the world as female. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
The State says Champion's dorm at Texas College is 6 blocks away from where the shooting occurred. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
State: A bullet passed through both of Ty's lungs, and that's what killed him. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
In the State's opening statement, the ADA says Champion had an intimate relationship with Ty and after an argument and shot her. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
The defense is beginning it's opening statement. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
Defense says Champion 1st denied his relationship w/ Ty because he was a football player & didn't want everyone in his business. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
Defense: Lack of cooperation with the police is not equal to murder. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
Defense: There's no direct evidence connecting Champion to this murder. The police didn't look for other suspects. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
Defense: Another person was communicating with Ty Underwood and was trying to lure her to North Tyler, but never investigated. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
Please follow @Kim_KLTV for continuing coverage of the trial of Carlton Champion. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Julia Jenaé
9:55
In the courtroom for the #Champion trial. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Kim Leoffler
9:55
Prosecution calls Joshua Smedley with the Tyler a Police Dept. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Kim Leoffler
9:55
State is now showing body camera video from Officer Smedley. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Kim Leoffler
9:55
Officer Smedley said he saw bummer holes in the car. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 9:55 Kim Leoffler
10:01
Defense is now questioning Officer Smedley. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:01 Kim_KLTV
10:03
Correction: During the state's questioning, Officer Smedley said he saw bullet holes on the vehicle where Ty was found. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:03 Kim_KLTV
10:05
Officer Smedley agrees with the defense that the shooter could have been in the car or outside the car with the door open. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:05 Kim_KLTV
10:06
Officer Smedley noted all of the car windows were in tact. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:06 Kim_KLTV
10:09
State calls Officer Brandon Lott with the Tyler Police Department. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:09 Kim_KLTV
10:40
Jury is looking at pictures of the crash. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:40 Kim_KLTV
10:51
Defense is now questioning Officer Lott. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:51 Kim_KLTV
10:52
There are only 3 civilians besides myself in the courtroom. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 10:52 Kim_KLTV
11:00
Defense's questioning right now is surrounding where the shooter was in relation to the car. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 11:00 Kim_KLTV
11:10
Officer Lott said witnesses did not see anyone else besides the vehicle and the driver at the scene. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 11:10 Kim_KLTV
11:12
State calls Investigator Craig Williams. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 11:12 Kim_KLTV
11:36
Jury is looking at more crime scene photos. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 11:36 Kim_KLTV
12:02
We are on a lunch break until 1. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 12:02 Kim_KLTV
1:02
Court is back in session. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 1:02 Kim_KLTV
1:48
State's questioning is still surrounding Williams' investigation including what he saw and what he did. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 1:48 Kim_KLTV
1:55
Family members of both Champion and Underwood are in the courtroom this afternoon. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 1:55 Kim_KLTV
2:23
State calls Detective Andy Erbaugh. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 2:23 Kim_KLTV
2:37
Detective Erbaugh: Champion told him he met Underwood at a gas station and they were communicating through the Kik app. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 2:37 Kim_KLTV
2:52
Defense is asking Detective Erbaugh why they didn't question George Thomas,another person of interest, like they did Champion. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 2:52 Kim_KLTV
2:52
Detective Erbaugh said there were texts between Underwood and Thomas. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 2:52 Kim_KLTV
3:27
State calls Detective Dennis Matthews with the Tyler Police Department. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 3:27 Kim_KLTV
3:33
Detective Matthews: George Thomas and the victim were communicating. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 3:33 Kim_KLTV
4:10
The defense is asking about the accuracy of surveillance video the department obtained showing when Champion left his dorm. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 4:10 Kim_KLTV
4:17
Detective Matthews agrees with the defense that George Thomas was trying to get Underwood to come to North Tyler. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 4:17 Kim_KLTV
4:18
The defense emphasized that Underwood was killed in North Tyler. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 4:18 Kim_KLTV
4:23
Detective Matthews says Thomas and Underwood didn't communicate the night of the murder. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 4:23 Kim_KLTV
4:29
Detective Matthews says that Thomas did text Underwood in the 24 period before the murder, but Underwood didn't reply. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 4:29 Kim_KLTV
4:46
Court is dismissed for the day. The state will continue presenting their case tomorrow morning at 8:30. #7onscene
Tuesday December 15, 2015 4:46 Kim_KLTV
 
 
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