Trial set to begin in February for Austin man charged in 2021 murder
(ABC 6 News) – An Austin man accused of murdering a woman in 2021 is set to go trial.
Judge Kritzer said that they will summon 80 people for jury selection. This case will have three alternates because the trial is set to last about two weeks.
Mcgruder is facing multiple charges including:
- Murder in the second-degree – With Intent-Not Premeditated
- Murder in the second-degree – Without Intent – While Committing a Felony
- Murder in the third-degree – Perpetrating Eminently Dangerous Act and Evincing Depraved Mind, Violent Felon in Possession of Firearm,
- Manslaughter in the second-degree – Culpable Negligence Creating Unreasonable Risk, Domestic Assault-Felony
Mcgruder’s trial is set to begin February 5th at 9 a.m.