1981 Double Homicide Arrest in Amarillo

A man police believe is responsible for a 1981 double murder will go to trial for the crime.

James Shelnutt is charged with the murders of 26 year old Robert Phillips and 23 year old Phyllis Fassauer.

Both were shot to death inside this home in the 900 block of West Central in Amarillo.

William Bennett was convicted of Fassauer's murder and was just released after serving 25 years.