Man accused of Smiths Station murder on trial this week

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Opelika, AL (WSFA) - A man accused of a murder in Smiths Station will be in court this week.

The trial of Mike Britton begins in Opelika on Monday.

A Lee County grand jury originally decided not to go forward with a case against Britton, but new information surfaced in May nd Britton was indicted.

Police say the 57-year-old shot and killed 32-year-old Brian Hurst last September, after Hurst and Britton's daughter got into an argument.

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