The trial for the two men accused of killing a pizza delivery man in 2012 is expected to begin today in St. George.
Stephawn Brown, 19, and Jontae Davis, 18, both of Charleston, are charged with the murder of 20-year-old Maraleius Birdsong, a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver and a student at Trident Technical College.
On March 9, 2012, Birdsong knocked on an apartment door at Appian Way Apartments in North Charleston. The people who answered the door to Birdsong turned him away and suggested that he try another apartment, where no one answered the door.
Birdsong was then shot in the back of his head as he walked toward his car.
Jury selection is scheduled to take place this afternoon in Dorchester County Circuit Court.
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Jontae Demetrius Davis, 18, of Appian Way in North Charleston faces charges of armed robbery and murder in the fatal shooting of pizza deliveryman Maraleius Birdsong. The police say that Davis was involved in the ambush of Birdsong but that 19-year-old Stephawn Brown shot Birdsong “”execution-style.×
19-year-old Stephawn Brown, who is charged with murder, armed robbery and possession of a firearm in commission of a violent crime in the death of pizza delivery man Maraleius Birdsong.×