Judge to Decide on Christian Newsom Retrials

Judge Walter Kurtz heard motions today on whether Christian Newsom murder defendants LaMaricus Davidson, Letalvis Cobbins and George Thomas will get new trials as granted by recused Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood, WATE Knoxville News Channel 6 reports. Vanessa Coleman, the fourth defendant in the case, was granted a new trial late last moth and was found guilty of 13 of 17 counts. Judge Kurtz said the motions for re-trial would be decided by mid-January by written order.