Trial begins for man accused of killing wife, stepdaughter

Trial begins for man accused of killing wife, stepdaughter

MADISON CO., Miss. (WLBT) - A jury was seated Monday for the trial of a man accused of killing his wife and stepdaughter in Madison County.

Prosecutors say Walter Simpson killed 45-year-old Falonda Simpson and her daughter 21-year-old Davonda Washington.

Simpson is charged with two counts of murder, arson, and possession of a concealed weapon by a felon.

Testimony is set to begin Tuesday morning. WLBT will be in the courtroom following the proceedings.

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