Prosecution Expected to Rest Its Case Against Man Accused of Aggravated Murder


The prosecution is expected to rest its case in the Joe Barton trial on Monday.

Barton is accused of murdering 69-year-old Julian Townsend of Wegee Road.

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Townsend was reportedly stabbed, beaten, shot and cut into pieces before his mobile home was torched and burned to the ground.

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The defense will present its case when the prosecution rests.

Stay with 7News and for the latest on this trial.

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