Lufkin man claims self-defense as his murder trial begins
POSTED: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 12:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 12:14pm
Lufkin ,Tx — A Lufkin man is claiming self-defense in the March stabbing death of his wife’s cousin.
Rodney Shepherd, 44, told authorities that on March 6 Frederic Gilmore, 58, of Lufkin came at him with a wooden level at a home at 908 Rowe Ave. He showed them a small red mark to his left forearm.
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