NEW PORT RICHEY —
Testimony is on maintain Friday within the Adam Matos quadruple homicide trial.
Courts in Pasco County are closed Friday in observance of Veterans Day.
- Matos quadruple homicide trial testimony on break till Monday
- Matos, 32, is accused of killing ex-girlfriend Megan Brown, her boyfriend and her mother and father
- Courts closed Friday for Veterans Day, testimony to proceed Monday
- Earlier story: Ugly particulars described in Matos trial
Testimony is predicted to proceed Monday as prosecutors convey further witnesses to the stand.
Matos, 32, is accused of killing former girlfriend Megan Brown, her new boyfriend Nicholas Leonard, and Brown’s mother and father in late August 2014. Prosecutors consider jealousy might have been the motive for the murders.
On Thursday, the jury watched surveillance video from a Pasco County Walmart of a person shopping for a shovel. The cashier within the video testified in courtroom that he thought the acquisition was uncommon, given it was late at night time.
The cashier additionally recognized Matos as the person who purchased the shovel.
The jury additionally listened to testimony from the brother of the Brown household’s neighbor. Alan McCann was visiting his brother through the days after the murders and stated he spoke with Matos a number of occasions.
McCann advised jurors that Matos acted utterly regular however the one factor that appeared misplaced was an awesome odor within the neighborhood. McCann stated he thought their was some street kill within the neighborhood.
Investigators discovered the 4 our bodies in a wooded space not removed from the Brown residence a number of days after the murders.
Matos faces the demise penalty if convicted.