Brian Horn Headed to Trial for Killing Justin Bloxom
The man accused of killing 12-year-old Justin Bloxom of Keithville is headed to trial this summer. It's taken more than 2 years to move the case to trial.
The trial of Brian Horn is now scheduled to begin on June 24th. The jury is to be selected in Lafayette and then the panel will be moved to Desoto Parish for the trial. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. The young boy's body was found in a wooded area off of Highway 171 in March of 2010. Here's some background on the story.