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First day of ‘Christmas Day’ murder trial

MERCER COUNTY, W.Va. (WVVA) The trial has started for a 2017 Christmas Day Murder in Judge William J. Sadlers’ courtroom.

Roger Lee Lemons is charged with first-degree murder, strangulation and violation of a protection order.

The charges are in connection with the death of a woman name Angela Seal, whose body was discovered at her home off Mercer Street.

Prosecutors began opening arguments this afternoon in front of Judge William Sadler.

Lemons’ trial is expected to continue Wednesday morning around 9:30 a.m.


Jennifer Roberts

Multimedia Journalist

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