Trial begins for suspects charged in death of missing Spartanburg Co. man
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The trial began Monday for two men who were charged in the death of a missing man from Spartanburg County and had ties to the South Carolina State House.
According to the solicitor’s office, the trial against Seuvarrggio Rector and Octabio Wright began Monday morning.
The pair were charged in the death of Hall Eskew who was reported missing around Christmas in 2018. His body was later found near Chick Springs Road and Michelle Drive in Taylors.
The coroner said Eskew was shot to death. Eskew was the brother of former South Carolina Governor Carrol Campbell’s press secretary.
Opening statements began after jury selection on Monday.
The prosecution gave open statements first, laying out what they would try to prove during the trial.
Rector is representing himself in the trial and delivered his own opening statement.
Wright’s attorney also spoke during opening statements, describing his case against the charges.
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