Sexual Assault Trial

The mother of a sexual assault victim takes the witness stand in the child's defense.

49-year-old Frankie Jones of Lufkin is charged with indeceny with a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child. The victim is under the age of 14.

Today, visiting judge Paul Murphy heard testimony from the victim's mother. She spent time describing the home of the suspect. Jones was arrested back on June 6th 2006. The trial began today and is expected to last a few days. Names and relationships are being held to protect the victim's identity.