Testimony is underway in the main courtroom of the Monroe County courthouse in the murder trial of Jamarris Latuan 'Man" Williams. Assistant district attorney Scott Johnston and public defender Douglas Smith gave opening statements Tuesday morning and six witnesses took the stand.
Williams was in court in khaki pants and long-sleeved, red dress shirt and black shoes. He seemed engaged and listened intently to testimony. During breaks, he smiled and conversed with one particular Monroe County deputy, a black male, who was working the courtroom where security was tight.
A throng of Dixson family members also looked on quietly.
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