Report: Cop testifies man charged in Scout's death nearly fell during sobriety test
New information about the Holbrook man accused of driving drunk and killing a Boy Scout last year in Manorville has come to light as his trial begins.
Thomas Murphy is facing vehicular manslaughter and more than a dozen other charges.
Prosecutors say he was drunk when he hit a group of Boy Scouts hiking in Manorville a year ago.
Andrew McMorris, 12, was killed.
Newsday now reports that during a pre-trial hearing Tuesday, a police officer testified that Murphy nearly fell during a sobriety test.
Jury selection in Murphy's trial is now underway.