MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) - New details about the last moments of Kyser Miree's life cameout in court Wednesday. The state says before Miree was gunned downin his midtown home, he begged for his life.
Kyser Miree's father and brother come face to face for the firsttime, with the men police say shot Miree in the head at point blankrange.
Michael Lee, Jamal Lang, Bo Taylor and Earnest Wiggins areaccused of shooting Miree in his midtown home during a robbery.
Cpl. Charles Bagsby testified Wednesday the suspects followed aman who had just used an ATM to Miree's Macy Place home. Bagbsysaid the suspects parked their car around the corner and walked toMiree's house.
During that time, the man who used the ATM picked up Miree'sroommate and left. Bagsby testified the suspects knocked on thedoor, and when Miree answered they shoved their way inside, anddemanded money.
"The testimony is he was knocked to the floor. He's on the floorgot his hands up and he is begging for his life and they pull thetrigger anyway," District Attorney John Tyson Junior said.
Cpl. Bagsby testified that three of the suspects said Lee pulledthe trigger shooting Miree in the forehead.
Learning his friends had pointed the finger at him, Lee wasovercome with emotion and led out of the courtroom, but not beforepunching the wall.
After the hearing Fox Ten News asked defense attorney Jim Byrdwhat he thought when Lee punched the wall?
"That's because they are trying to take his life away and he'snot here. I'd be upset too," Byrd said.
Police say there is no evidence other than the testimony of thefour suspects, and two others who placed them at the scene.
"Testimony is evidence, in most of our cases, we rely ontestimony, that carries same weight as physical evidence," saidAssistant D.A. Jill Phillips.
The state says three of the four suspects were carrying gunsthat night.
All four are charged with capital murder and face the deathpenalty if convicted.
The four men charged in the case are being held withoutbond.
The case is now on its way to a grand jury.
Before Wednesday's preliminary hearing got underway, they hadto bring in extra security. The judge said there were concernsabout tensions between the suspect's families. People entering thecourtroom had to be searched with a metal detector first.
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