Wrongful Death Jury Trial Begins with Defendant Pleading Not Guilty


SAN ANGELO – The wrongful death jury trial of Clayton Dunn continued Tuesday with the defendant pleading not guilty to the charge.

As previously reported, on Aug. 15, the jury was selected to determine whether Clayton Dunn was criminally responsible for the death of 33-year-old Jacob Martinez.

Following the selection of jury the defense submitted a plea of not guilty for the charge of accident involving death. The prosecution led by assistant district attorney Richard Villarreal will do everything in their power to prove otherwise.

On the defense side, Dunn is represented by his attorney and seasoned San Angelo defense lawyer John Sutton. 

Currently there is a list of subpoenaed individuals who are expected to take the stand over the next few days. More information will be released once testimony resumes on Wednesday.

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