Glover Murder Trial

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Murder trial under way

By Billy Davis
Jury selection was still under way late Monday in Sardis for the murder trial of a Como man.
Antonio Glover is standing trial for the 2011 death of Tommy “Burnside” Moore, also of Como.

District Attorney John Champion is seeking the death penalty for Glover, who is accused of overseeing the kidnapping and murder of Moore over stolen narcotics.

The jury will be sequestered during the trial, which is expected to last through the week.
Circuit Judge Smith Murphey is presiding over the trial.

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A jury pool of 300 was summoned for the trial.