Trial postponed until Thursday morning

Sept. 22, 2010 at 4:22 a.m.

David Francisco Barron

David Francisco Barron

Closing arguments in the trial of two men accused of beating a Victoria man to death in August 2009 have been postponed until Thursday morning.

Bloomington resident David Francisco Barron, 26, and Victoria resident Marcus "Pelon" Pena, 24, are charged with murder in the 2009 death of Jason Garcia, also known as "Big J," 24.

The two also face charges of engaging in organized criminal activity and capital murder

The trial will continue in district judge Robert Cheshire's courtroom at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday.

Testimony in the trial began Sept. 14 and ended Tuesday.

The prosecution and defense attorneys spent Wednesday finalizing the charges to the jury.

The jury is also expected to begin deliberations on Thursday.



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