2009-10-08 / News

Swain murder trial to begin on Wednesday

The start date of the murder trial of former Jamestown Town Council member David Swain, accused of drowning his wife while vacationing in Tortola in 1999, was moved to yesterday – Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Swain is charged with murdering his wife, Shelly Arden Tyre, on March 12, 1999 while the couple was scuba diving in BVI territorial waters.

The Jamestown Press will have updates posted online at www.JamestownPress. com.

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