Grand jury re-indicts local man in officer’s 2014 shooting death

Marvin Louis Guy (Jail photo)
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BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Killeen man was re-indicted for capital murder Thursday in Bell County in connection with the 2014 shooting death of a Killeen police officer during a drug raid.

Marvin Guy, 53, already was named in an indictment that charged capital murder and three counts of attempted capital murder in connection with the May 9, 2014 shooting death of Detective Charles “Chuck” Dinwiddie while Dinwiddie and other SWAT officers were attempting to serve a “no knock” search warrant at Guy’s home Circle M Drive.

Three other SWAT officers were injured.

Thursday’s hearing was a formal arraignment on the new charge, although it was unclear why the superseding indictment was issued.

Guy, in June of 2014, was first indicted on the same charges and an original trial date was set for January 2018, but that date was passed.

An original trial date of January 2018 was passed and extended.

Bell County District Attorney Henry Garza confirmed the re-indictment Thursday, but said, because of a gag order issued by 27th District Judge John Gauntt in June 2015, he could make no additional comment on the case.

Guy’s attorneys, during the Thursday hearing, told Gauntt they had filed a motion directing investigation of reported racial discrimination during jury selection between 2004 to 2014, and they presented evidence that discrimination may played a role in Guy’s indictment.

As well, Guy’s lawyers informed the judge that their client is suffering from some physical issues, especially walking and maintaining balance.

Gauntt said he would arrange for medical attention for Guy, but then left the $4.5 million bond in place.

Currently trial is set for jury selection in February 2019.