Witness says co-defendant argued with slain teen before shooting

Posted by Colby Rogers - email

POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) - The murder trial of two cousins charged with killing a Powhatan teen continued Thursday as prosecutors paraded a string of key witnesses.

The driver of the car in which Tahliek Taliaferro, 18, was killed last summer told the court that he heard a loud argument between defendant Joey Parrish and the victim just minutes before the shooting.

The witness also he saw Joey Parrish and co-defendant Ethan Parrish, along with their friend Stephanie Reynolds, pull up next to the car he was driving minutes later.

Reynolds, who also faces charges in connection with the murder, may take the stand against Joey and Ethan Parrish Thursday afternoon.

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