MILTON MAN TO STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER OF STEPSON
Sunday, December 9, 2013
State vs. Eric Brandon
Atlanta– Jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the trial against a Milton man accused of murdering his stepson. 48-year-old Eric Brandon is charged with Murder, Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony in connection with the shooting death of 16-year-old Alexander Koser.
Milton Police discovered the teen’s body inside his Genesis Way home on February 12, 2012. He had been fatally shot in the chest with a 12-gauge shotgun which was recovered near his body. Police were called to the home by the defendant following the shooting. He was arrested at the scene and indicted the following May.
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Henry Newkirk is presiding over court proceedings. Opening statements may begin as early as this afternoon.