MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - Luke Myers, brother of convicted murderer John Myers, took the stand in a Morgan County courtroom Wednesday.
Myers testified in a special hearing where his brother is attempting to convince a judge to grant him a new trial.
In 2006 a jury convicted John Myers of murdering IU student Jill Behrman back in 2000.
On the witness stand, Luke said soon after the jury found his brother guilty of murdering Behrman, the Myers family met with Baker to discuss what to do next.
According to Myers, Baker admitted he had made some mistakes during the trial.
Luke told the court Wednesday, his family had some concerns about Baker continuing to represent his brother during the appeal process.
He said those concerns were based upon Baker's performance during the trial. Myers said his extended family was pressuring his mom to find a new attorney.
Also in court Wednesday, attorneys for Myers called five people to the stand who independently testified that soon after Jill Behrman disappeared in May of 2000, a woman by the name of Alesha Sowders had told them she and two other people were responsible for Behrman's death.
All of the witnesses had shared their stories with detectives at the time of the investigation.
Despite the police interviews, and records of the interviews, current day attorneys for Myers made it clear in court that Baker never spoke to those five witnesses as part of his preparations for the 2006 murder trial.
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