Trial begins for man accused of killing student athlete

Trial begins for man accused of killing student athlete

WEBSTER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - The murder trial for Joshua Lewis will begin on Monday, Jan. 14 in Webster Parish.

The late Jaylen Thomas (Source: Danicka Thomas- Hayes)
The late Jaylen Thomas (Source: Danicka Thomas- Hayes)

The body of Thomas was found in the parking lot of Harrison Chapel Baptist Church in 2017.

If convicted, Lewis may spend the rest of his life in prison.

Jaylen Thomas was a resident of Cullen and was a known student athlete in the community.

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