The judge in the fourth murder trial for 54 year old Calvin Harris of Spencer is moving the bench trial proceedings right along, eliminating any unnecessary down time between presentations by the lawyers on each side.
A judge in a Schoharie County Court begins hearing testimony in the 4th murder trial for former Tioga County car dealer, Calvin Harris in proceedings that, unlike the previous trials, will not be argued in front of a jury.
The fourth murder trial of Calvin Harris will be presided over by state Supreme Court Justice Richard Mott.
Harris is to be tried again after a Schoharie County jury could not reach a verdict in his third trial last May.
Authorities have said they believe the town of Spencer man killed his wife, Michele Harris, in September 2001...
The third murder trial of Calvin Harris ended May 15 when a Schoharie County judge declared a mistrial.
Judge George Bartlett discharged jurors after they made it clear they were unable to reach a unanimous decision.
Harris had twice been convicted of murder in connection with the 2001 disappearance of his estranged wife, Michele Harris...
The jury in the third murder trial of Calvin Harris is expected to resume deliberations in the case on Monday morning.
The panel on Friday continued to consider the evidence presented in the Schoharie County trial over the last several weeks...