Teen goes on trial for reserve deputy's death

January 5, 2009 3:19:38 AM PST
The trial of a teen accused of taking part in the murder of a reserve deputy constable starts today. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Wallace Hightower is one of several teens accused of trying to rob a group of people in the parking lot of a southeast Houston apartment complex in 2007. One of the victims, 22-year-old Carltrell Odom, a Precinct 6 reserve deputy, was shot and killed.

One teen in the case was sentenced to life in prison.

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