Three Tulsa Murder Suspects' Trials Get Underway


Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 10:57 am
By: News On 6


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TULSA, OK -- Jury selection is underway in three first-degree murder trials in Tulsa County District Court on Monday and Tuesday. 

In the first trial, Durayco Fox is accused of opening fire in a downtown Tulsa nightclub in 2007, killing 21-year-old Eric Bell.  He is charged with first degree murder. The jury has not been seated, but should on Wednesday with opening arguments probably beginning then too.  

10/12/2009 Related story: Trial For A Tulsa Man Accused Of Club UV Murder Begins

In the second trial, 36-year old Larry Neeley is accused in the death of a 20-month-old boy.  The incident occurred in August 2008. In this case, the jury has been seated. Opening statements start Wednesday morning.   

12/9/2008 Related story: Tulsa Man Ordered To Trial In Toddler's Death

And the third trial concerns the first degree murder trial of 21-year-old Travis Wilson.  Wilson is charged with the January 31, 2008 death of 29-year old Antonia Nears. 

Tulsa Police say Nears was shot multiple times will he was asleep.

Testimony has started in this case. Several witnesses have taken the stand.

2/7/2008 Related story: Suspect In Tulsa's First Homicide Of Year Arrested

The Tulsa County Courthouse is in downtown Tulsa.