Trial set for teen accused of man’s June 2016 murder
Jury selection for the trial of a Covington teen accused in the June 2016 murder of a man who gave him and two friends a ride is scheduled to begin Monday morning.
Antavian Love, who was 16 at the time of his arrest, will go on trial April 10 for the murder of Enrique Ramirez Trejo. Trejo’s body was found in a drainage culvert on Lower River Road, shot multiple times, hours after he was seen on video giving a ride to three teens from a gas station.
According to previous statements from the Newton County Sheriff ’s Office, Trejo was employed at El Charo Restaurant on Covington Bypass Road.
Love was arrested when he and others ran from a traffic stop after Trejo’s 1999 Ford Expedition was spotted by law en- forcement on Brown Bridge Road.
Love is also charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, theft by receiving stolen property and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Check online at covnews.com for updates on this trial throughout the week.