Murder trial underway in Wayne County

Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 10:00 AM CST
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WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WTOK) - Testimony in a murder trial got underway Tuesday morning in Waynesboro.

A jury was seated and opening statements were given Monday in the first-degree murder trial of Eric Holifield.

He’s accused of killing his wife, Kimberly, who was missing for days in July of 2020 before remains were found in a heavily wooded area of Wayne County.

Dental records later confirmed it was Kimberly Holifield. The prosecution began presenting its case Tuesday.

Kimberly Nanette Holifield
Kimberly Nanette Holifield(Waynesboro Police Department)

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