Trial begins for two men charged in Portland neighborhood murder - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Trial begins for two men charged in Portland neighborhood murder

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two men charged in a murder in the Portland neighborhood are expected to go on trial Monday.

44-year-old James Newton was killed in March of 2014 on North 21st Street near Griffiths Avenue.

Police later arrested Joseph Carter and Sammy Gibson Jr. for the murder. They say the men got into an argument and killed Newton.

Police say at some point after the murder, evidence was removed from the scene. They also say property was taken from Newton after he was killed.

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