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Erick Jones Trial: Doctor testifies two baby girls came into ER with no heart rate

GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL)- Wednesday morning marked day three of the Erick Jones trial in Greene County. 

Jones is facing charges that stem from the 2014 deaths of 13- month old Kynsleigh Easterly and 2-month-old Trinity Tweed. An autopsy revealed the girls died of blunt force trauma. 

Investigators say the girls, their mother, and Erick Jones all lived in the house where the girls were found. 

Jones pleaded not guilty to several charges -- including two counts of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse and neglect.

On the third day of this trial we heard from various people including a special agent with the TBI, and a detective with the Greeneville Police Department. 

We also heard from Dr. Remy Sagadraca who said he was working in Emergency Medicine at Takoma Regional hospital when the two girls, Kynsleigh Easterly and Trinity Tweed were brought in for care.

While on the stand Dr.Sagadraca described the state the two young girls were in when they came into the ER for care saying,"the first patient that came in was Trinity...when we received her she was in cardiac arrest...her skin was cold to touch...then the 14-month-old came in about a minute after Trinity came in, she was in the same state, she had no heart rate," Dr. Sagadrca said. 

Later on in the afternoon jurors heard from a Greeneville Police Department detective as the state showed them photos of both the outside, and inside of the home on North Hardin Street where police first responded back in 2014. 

Day 4 of the trial set to resume Thursday morning at 8:30. 

 


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