After hearing from a witness Wednesday morning who said she could hear Chris Byers struggling to get out of the trunk of his car after he was beaten, a jury viewed more than 20 bloody photos of the victim and heard grisly testimony about the injuries that caused his death.
Man tried to escape trunk, witness says
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