Last updated: July 18. 2013 7:42PM - 643 Views
Jack Latta
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PRESTONSBURG — The trial of a Floyd County man charged with two counts of murder will have to wait a while longer, after the trial was continued this week.


The case against James Slone, of Melvin, was postponed until June 24. Slone is on trial for murder after a car accident, in which he was allegedly under the influence, claimed the lives of two people.


Slone is charged with two counts of murder, four counts of first-degree assault and one count driving under the influence.


Jeffery Hamilton, 36, of Allen, and Karen Mitchell, 43, of Bevinsville, were both killed when a 2000 Dodge truck driven by Slone crossed the center line and collided with a truck driven by Hamilton. Mitchell was a passenger in Slone’s vehicle.


There were also two other passengers involved in the accident.


The last action in the case occurred March 6, when attorneys for the prosecution filed a motion for discovery, in order to inspect evidence to be presented by the defense during the trial.

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