Allen trial set for May 2022

by Geoff Fox

The Hancock man accused of murdering his roommate in their house on Fleming Drive in the early morning hours of March 27, will learn his fate in Washington County Circuit Court starting next May.

According to online court documents, Everett Allen, 57, will stand trial beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2022, in Washington County Circuit Court. The trial is scheduled to run through Friday, May 27, 2022.

Allen is charged with first- and second-degree murder and first- and second-degree assault.

He is currently being held in Washington County Detention Center without bond.

Allen is accused of murdering his roommate, 53-year old Eddie Smith, in the early morning hours of March 27 after the two got into a struggle.