PHOTO GALLERY: Day one of the Tony Lewis trial
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | 12:02 a.m. CST;
updated 4:38 p.m. CST, Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Tony Lewis, 27, is charged with the second-degree murder and second-degree robbery of Aaron Hobson at a Break Time gas station in October 2010. There are seven other co-defendants in the case, which began Tuesday. Six of the defendants have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from Hobson's murder.
Defendant Tony Lewis and co-counsel Grant Wobig listen to testimony alongside defense attorney Jennifer Bukowsky as the prosecution questions the witness, Officer Lori Simpson, during Lewis’ trial on Tuesday.
Boone County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Knight rifles through evidence on Tuesday after a break for lunch during the trial regarding the 2010 death of Aaron Hobson. Tony Lewis, a Boonville resident, is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree robbery.
Officer Lori Simpson shows the jury an aerial photograph where she entered the Break Time parking lot on the night of the murder of Aaron Hobson in October 2010. Simpson was part of the responding police unit.
Defense Attorney Jennifer Bukowsky brings information to the stand as ordered by Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler before entering it as evidence in the murder trial of Tony Lewis on Tuesday. The jury was brought to the Boone County Circuit Court from Platte County to hear the testimonies.
Albert Hobson, left, and Michael Hobson, grandfather and uncle of victim Aaron Hobson, react to a testimony from Officer Lori Simpson concerning her role on the night of the victim's death in October 2010. Aaron Hobson, 22, was visiting Columbia from Kansas City to watch his cousin, Trey Hobson, compete in the University of Missouri’s Homecoming football game. The testimony began Tuesday in Boone County Circuit Court.
Defendant Tony Lewis whispers to co-counsel Grant Wobig as evidence is presented to the jury during the afternoon portion of his trial on Tuesday.
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