Christopher Coleman
2:16 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

UPDATE: Judge: Hearsay, time of death testimony to be allowed in Coleman trial

A judge is expected to rule this afternoon on using hearsay statements in the trial of Christopher Coleman, the man who allegedly murdered wife Sheri and sons Gavin and Garett (pictured) in Columbia, Ill. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)


The judge has ruled to allow the hearsay testimony into court. Additionally, according to the Associated Press, jurors will be allowed to hear an expert testify for prosecutors about the victims' estimated time of death.

Original Entry:

A judge is expected to rule this afternoon about the use of statements from victim Sherri Coleman as evidence against her husband Christopher Coleman.

Christopher Coleman is accused of killing Sherri and their two young sons, Gavin and Garrett.

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