WAUSEON, OH. (WTVG) - Bureau of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Megan Roberts took the stand in the Sierah Joughin murder case Tuesday. Roberts is trained in crime scene investigations. Roberts testified she was called to the scene by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office after a search volunteer found a latex glove and some corn that looked out of place.
The special agent described first seeing broken rows of corn stocks in a cornfield. She testified she took pictures of sunglasses found at the scene, tire impressions, suspected blood on the corn, reddish brown blood stains on Sierah's bike, an orange screwdriver and a green sock.
Prosecutors say James Worley killed Sierah Joughin and lied about it. He's charged with aggravated murder, abduction and several other crimes. If convicted he could face the death penalty. James Worley maintains he is innocent.
The prosecution spent most of the morning showing the jurors the evidence found at the scene. The evidence is critical for the state's case against Worley, who was arrested for the 2016 murder of Sierah Joughin.