Trial underway for Knoxville man accused of killing mother

Trial underway for Knoxville man accused of killing mother

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Billy Ray Hill, 44, was arrested in April 2012 for the murder of his mother, Bobbie Lou Hill. Billy Ray Hill, 44, was arrested in April 2012 for the murder of his mother, Bobbie Lou Hill.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The trial has begun for a Knoxville man charged with killing his mother more than 25 years ago.

Billy Ray Hill, 44, was arrested in April 2012 for the murder of his mother, Bobbie Lou Hill.

Bobbie Lou Hill was found beaten and stabbed at her West Knoxville home in 1986. Billy Ray Hill was 19 at the time of the murder.

Officials say they made a break in the case after a witness came forward with new information.

Witnesses took the stand in the courtroom on Monday. Hill is charged with first degree murder.

 

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