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Newton County Superior Court Attorneys announce 'ready for trial in Hill murder case

Man accused of killing woman, leaving body under a bridge in 2017

Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 12:00 am

COVINGTON, Ga. — Attorneys involved in the case of the State of Georgia v. James Gary Hill III announced “ready for trial” after a hearing Tuesday afternoon in front of Superior Court Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr.

Assistant District Attorney Amber Bennett, who serves as co-counsel along with ADA Candice Branche, representing the state, and Public Defender Anthony Carter, who represents Hill, agreed both parties are ready for the trial, which is scheduled to start with jury selection Monday.

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