OAK GROVE, La. (KNOE) - Update: Wed 12:23 PM, Jan 10, 2018
Arrested: Kevin Mathis (Courtesy: FPSO)
Kevin Mathis was sentenced. He gets life without parole on aggravated kidnapping and 50 years on the attempted murder charge.
Update: 3:53 pm - Kevin Mathis, the man accused of kidnapping of a Winnsboro woman, has been found guilty on all charges: attempted first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Pre-sentencing is scheduled for January 10th, 2018.
Update: 2:30 pm - Testimony has ended. The jury is deliberating.
The judge presiding over the case is the Honorable Don Burns. Deon Young is serving as counsel for the defense. The DA in this case is Mark Lancaster and the ADA is Will Barham.
A jury has been selected and sworn in for the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and shooting a Winnsboro woman. The jury for the trial of Kevin Mathis was sworn in just before 11:30 am Tuesday, just a day after jury selection began.
Kevin Mathis is accused of abducting Kelly Longoria, shooting her in the head, and leaving her for dead in a cemetery in 2016.
He is charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a felon.
The trial is being held in Oak Grove after a change of venue.