Lambert murder trial begins

Local - 2/25/2014 4:05 PM by Rachael Cardin
BECKLEY - The murder trial began on Tuesday for an Oak Hill man accused of stabbing a 25 year old woman.

Opening statements prosecutor's witnesses took the stand Tuesday morning for the trial of Jeremy James Lambert of Oak Hill. He's charged with first degree murder after stabbing and killing Cyan Maroney on Myers Avenue in Beckley. The crime took place on October 2, 2011. 3 of Maroney's roommmates, who were home during the incident, testified in Raleigh County Circuit Court on Tuesday along with medical personnel that responded to the scene and a dispatcher who took the 911 call. Evidence pertaining to the crime was released to the jury members as the case will continue on Wednesday.

Stick with Newswatch this week as we follow the trial.

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