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Taybronne White Murder Trial Day 5

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A jury in Greene County heard details Monday of how the victims in the Taybronne White triple murder case were killed.

Autopsy reports reveal the victims died from fatal gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

The prosecution called on a handful of witnesses to testify on day five of the trial, including a medical examiner and forensic evidence experts.

White is accused of killing three people and charged with 11 felonies, including three counts of first-degree murder. Investigators say he shot and killed Brian Lee Daniels, Dustin Knighton and Lisa Hwang in May 2011. Their bodies were found in the middle of Octonia Road in Stanardsville.

The assistant medical examiner read details of the victims' autopsy reports to the courtroom. Knighton died of a gunshot wound to the head, Daniels died of a gunshot wound to the torso, and Hwang died of four gunshot wounds to the head. The medical examiners found three wounds on Knighton's body and four on Daniels' body.

The jury also heard from a latent prints expert that positively matched Hwang's fingerprint to evidence lifted from a bloody car in this case. Friday, prosecutors alleged a gunfight broke out in the car between White and the three victims.

The prosecution will start day six of the trial by calling a DNA expert to the witness stand. Court will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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