Clovis Murderer Seeks New Trial

The attorney of a man convicted of first degree murder in Clovis wants a new trial for his client.

Attorney James Klipstine, Jr. filed a motion in state district court on behalf of 31 Year Old Robert Macias.

The motion says Police violated Macias' rights when they recorded his phone conversations from jail without his knowledge.

District Attorney Matt Chandler plans to file a response opposing the motion.

A jury convicted Macias in late January for the death of 19 Year Old Wilfred Salas, Jr.

Clovis Man Indicted in Shooting Death of Driver
A Clovis man is indicted on first degree murder charges after police say he shot and killed a 19 year old in January of this year. District Attorney Matthew Chandler says 30 year old Robert Macias has been indicted on the first degree murder count, plus two felony counts including shooting at a...
Last Modified 02/15/2006 05:12:12 PM

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