HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF)- A Madison County Death Row inmate is expected back in court Wednesday. Day two of Nick Acklin's hearing for a new trial concluded Tuesday afternoon.
His new defense attorneys argue that the infamous ‘Cell Phone Murders' killer should get a new trial because he was on medication during his original trial more than 15 years ago.
Tuesday, prominent defense attorney Mark McDaniel took the stand, answering questions for nearly half an hour. He helped Acklin's defense team during jury selection, working pro bono.
The defense plans on calling nearly every person involved in the case, no matter how big or small a role they played. Acklin's two original attorneys have already been to the stand.