Waggoner Murder Trial Adjourned Until March

Image by Matt Hummel/WNYNewsNow.

MAYVILLE – Jury selection in the murder trial of David F. Waggoner, of Jamestown, will now begin on Mar. 5 in Chautauqua County Court.

Livingston avenue shooting suspect David Waggoner. Image by JPD.

A court clerk told WNYNewsNow Monday morning that the trial was originally scheduled to begin next Tuesday. Waggoner is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old William J. Michishima.

The trial, itself, will commence once jury selection is completed.

Waggoner was indicted in Chautauqua County Court last August. He remains in Chautauqua County Jail on $1 million bail.

Jamestown Police said that Waggoner allegedly shot and killed Michishima with a single gunshot wound to the head at 114 Livingston Ave. in Jamestown last July.

The trial of Stocton man Leland Bresee, meanwhile, will start Tuesday. Bresee was charged in February with first-degree rape.


  1. RIP Billy I love nd miss you big dog. Trial? Caught with the smoking gun but trial? If he dont get life I will give life to all responsible

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