Joy Battle, the widow of Rev. James "Tripp" Battle, identifies Andres "Andy" Avalos as the murderer of her husband as testimony for his trial continues on Wednesday afternoon at the Manatee County Courthouse in downtown Bradenton. Avalos is accused of killing his wife and two other people in Bradenton in December 2014, if convicted of first-degree murder, prosecutors will seek the death penalty.
Joy Battle, the widow of Rev. James "Tripp" Battle, identifies Andres "Andy" Avalos as the murderer of her husband as testimony for his trial continues on Wednesday afternoon at the Manatee County Courthouse in downtown Bradenton. Avalos is accused of killing his wife and two other people in Bradenton in December 2014, if convicted of first-degree murder, prosecutors will seek the death penalty. Zack Wittman zwittman@bradenton.com
Joy Battle, the widow of Rev. James "Tripp" Battle, identifies Andres "Andy" Avalos as the murderer of her husband as testimony for his trial continues on Wednesday afternoon at the Manatee County Courthouse in downtown Bradenton. Avalos is accused of killing his wife and two other people in Bradenton in December 2014, if convicted of first-degree murder, prosecutors will seek the death penalty. Zack Wittman zwittman@bradenton.com

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