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Monday, November 30, 2009

Trial # 3 George Thomas, for the murders of Channon Christian and Chris Newsom

Posted November 30, 2009 at 1:56 p.m.

KNOXVILLE - A Knox County judge today ruled that jurors will be allowed to hear a racially charged comment attributed by authorities to torture-slaying suspect George Thomas...Knox County Sheriff's Office Detective Nevil has testified that after he concluded an interrogation of Thomas in the January 2007 slayings of Channon Christian, 21, and Christopher Newsom, 23, he asked Thomas if he now wished he had summoned help for the couple.
Norman said Thomas responded by saying Christian, whom he referred to as "that white girl," meant "nothing to me."
...Testimony is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the capital murder trial before a jury picked from Hamilton County...

The trial starts tomorrow:

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