Trial moved for man in OHP trooper's shooting death

Thursday, February 24th 2005, 8:51 am
By: News On 6

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) _ The murder trial of a former firefighter accused of killing an Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper is being moved from Cotton County to Comanche County.

Ricky Ray Malone[pictured] of Duncan is charged with first-degree murder in the December 26th, 2003, shooting death of Trooper Nikky Green. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

Green was killed near the town of Devol while investigating a suspected meth lab inside a car parked on Cotton County road.

Malone's trial is to start May 9th in Lawton.