Prosecutors Rest Their Case In Hominy Murder Trial

Friday, April 27th 2007, 8:10 am
By: News On 6

PAWHUSKA, Okla. (AP) -- The prosecution has rested and the defense will begin its case Friday in the murder trial of a man accused of killing a waitress in Hominy. Roy Westbrook is charged in Osage County with first-degree murder in the July 2005 shooting death of Rebecca Clements.

Authorities say Westbrook walked into the Hominy Diner during the noon rush hour and shot Clements three times.

Prosecutors say Westbrook was angry about a letter Clements had written to the local newspaper in which she complained about the owner of a certain rental house.

Westbrook wasn't mentioned by name but was the owner of the house.

Defense attorneys say Westbrook is innocent by reason of insanity.

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