Trial Begins in Huntsville Restaurant Murders

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Jurors heard opening testimony Monday in
the capital murder trial of Jamal Roydrick Woods, who is charged in
a deadly shooting spree at TGI Friday's restaurant in Huntsville in
2006.

Woods, 24, is accused of killing two Limestone County cousins for making a remark to his wife in the restaurant. He's accused of two counts of capital murder and two counts of attempted murder.

Former Athens High basketball star Tanqueray "Tank" Beavers, 21, died at the restaurant from a gunshot wound to the head. Also
killed was Beavers' cousin, former Tanner High basketball standout
Thurston Duran Turner, 27.

A bullet injured two friends of the cousins, Autora Frias Rogers
of Athens and 23-year-old William Timothy Reliford of Hazel Green.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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