LEWISTOWN (WEEK) — The homicide trial for Nathan Woodring has begun.
Monday was the primary day within the trial, which is anticipated to proceed Tuesday, in accordance with court docket data.
Woodring, now 44, is charged with one depend of first-degree homicide and one other of first-degree homicide of a police officer within the June 25, 2019 taking pictures dying of Deputy Troy Chisum.
Deputy Chisum was responding to a home disturbance name in rural Avon when police say Woodring opened hearth, killing the deputy.
A 17-hour standoff adopted, ending with Woodring’s arrest.
He pleaded not responsible to the costs a couple of month later.
If convicted, he might spend as much as 60 years in jail.
Previous to Deputy Chisum’s dying, Woodring already had a historical past of involvement with legislation enforcement.
Previous fees towards him ranged from housebreaking to mob motion, each misdemeanors and felonies.
In 2019, Fulton County Sheriff Jeff Customary described Deputy Chisum as “the final word first responder.”
Sheriff Customary added, “He wasn’t simply taking good care of Fulton County. If the decision came visiting from anyplace within the state he was the primary one to say come on let’s go.”