DENVER (CBS4) – Testimony is expected to begin Wednesday in the murder trial of the man accused of killing a trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Draton Mares, 24, is accused of shooting 42-year-old Thomas Bashline nearly a year ago. Bashline’s girlfriend found the body in his home near Frederick.

Bashline and Mares allegedly had a romantic relationship. In court documents prosecutors claim Mares got angry at Bashline and shot him in the head.

draton mares Trial For Man Accused Of Killing Globetrotters Trainer Set To Begin

Draton Mares (credit: Boulder Sheriff)

The trial is expected to last a week.


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