Wednesday, October 16, 2013
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) -- The trial of a coastal Georgia man charged with clubbing his father and seven family members to death inside a Brunswick mobile home is scheduled to resume with the prosecution's witnesses taking the stand.
Jurors in the case against 26-year-old Guy Heinze Jr. were expected to return to the Glynn County courthouse Wednesday.
Prosecutors opened the trial Tuesday by saying Heinze clubbed all eight victims so violently that police at first thought they had been shot.
They said investigators found blood from several victims on Heinze's shorts and shoes.
Heinze's defense lawyer argued that authorities have no motive that comes close to explaining why Heinze would kill so many of the people closest to him. They also say it's hard to believe one person could beat eight victims to death.
(Copyright 2013, The Associated Press)