Benjamin Trial

Testimony will begin Tuesday in the trial of a Dothan man charged with capital murder.

Twenty-two-year-old Brandon Benjamin is accused in the November 2000 shooting death and robbery of 52-year-old Jimmy Floyd Lewis.

Lewis was gunned down in the parking lot of Wiregrass Commons Mall.

Benjamin was arrested three weeks later, after a search of his mobile home turned up the victim's wallet, credit cards and a possible murder weapon.

Investigators say Benjamin became a suspect after he allegedly bragged about the crime.

A jury has been selected to hear the case.


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