Four-year-old girl could testify in her father's murder trial

Four-year-old girl could testify in her father's murder trial

September 22nd, 2017 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Breaking News

Tyler Enix sits in court Thursday in a hearing on whether his daughter will be allowed to testify before Knox County Criminal Court Judge Steven Sword. (Photo by Michael Patrick/News Sentinel)

Photo by Michael Patrick/News Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — A Knox County Criminal Court judge will rule today whether to allow a 4-year-old girl who witnessed her mother's death to testify in her father's murder trial next week.

Tests showed blood found on the girl, who was 2 years old at the time, belonged to her mother, Assistant District Attorney Kevin Allen said.

Allen said he plans to show the girl witnessed her mother's murder and has memories of her father's involvement.

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