Murder Trial Begins in Bryan County

9-13-04 – A high-profile murder case in Bryan County goes to trial Monday. The Bryan County District Attorney is seeking the death penalty for the shooting-death of an Achille man last May.

Stanley Trammel is charged with first degree murder in the 2003 death of John Duncan. Authorities say Trammel got into a fight at Hambones Bar in Cartwright and was kicked out. Later, they believe Trammel opened fire on two men as they stepped outside of the bar.

The D.A. is seeking the death penalty. Jury selection begins Monday.