Othal Wallace trial: Jury reaches verdict

The jury reached a verdict in the trial against Othal Wallace in the 2021 shooting death of Daytona Beach police officer Jason Raynor. The jury found Wallace guilty of manslaughter, the lesser charge he was facing. He was facing a charge of first-degree or second-degree murder.

Othal Wallace trial: Day 2 recap of testimony

The Othal Wallace trial continued Tuesday, a case about a man accused of killing a Daytona Beach police officer. Arguments on both sides agreed Wallace did shoot Officer Jason Raynor, but now they're discussing evidence and Wallace's history, plus the lack of probable cause.

Othal Wallace trial: Opening statements begin

Witnesses took the stand Monday in the Othal Wallace murder trial. Wallace is accused of killing a Daytona Beach police officer two years ago. Nearly a dozen different witnesses took the stand, most of which happened to be with the Daytona Beach Police Department, who gave context as to what they might have seen the night of the crime.

Othal Wallace trial: Defense opening statement

Othal Wallace's lawyer made an opening statement on Monday morning at the start of his trial after being accused of killing a Florida police officer. The defense touched on the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures and negated the Instagram posts brought up by the prosecution. The lawyer also said Wallace had reasonable fear and had a right to defend himself.

Othal Wallace trial: State's opening statement

The prosecutors in the Othal Wallace trial gave an opening state on Monday morning, touching on the defendant's social media posts that reference "getting me some pig's blood on my hand," his whereabouts after the alleged crime and the dozens of witnesses and pieces of evidence against him. "He murdered Officer Jason Raynor because he was a cop," the prosecutor said.