Kenneth Stewart rejects plea deal, murder case heads to trial


The man charged with the murder of Eric Jackson rejected a plea deal this week, and the case will now head to a trial.

Kenneth Stewart will head to trial next March for the alleged killing of Jackson in March of 2015. 

According to charging documents, Jackson was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to an area hospital where he later died. Multiple witnesses saw Stewart shot in the direction of where Jackson was found at the time of the incident. Some accounts state that two people were shooting. Stewart was seen exiting the scene in a white Dodge Charger.

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