Jury hears from eyewitnesses in 2019 Darrell Russ murder

Two witnesses this week explained to a Barnstable Superior Court jury the times main up to Oct. 16, 2019 slaying of Darrell Russ at AQ Vehicle on Yarmouth Street.

Authorities allege that William Hayes, 42, of Falmouth, shot Russ three situations in the car maintenance store pursuing an argument.

Jarran Watkins, owner of the adjacent Massive Boy Rental, a auto detailer and auto rental store, was taking in breakfast about 11 a.m. when Russ and a further man, later recognized as Aquil Pryor, arrived at Significant Boy which shares the constructing at 362 Yarmouth Highway with AQ Auto.  

He remembered the demeanor of the men as relaxed but fired up, as they had been talking about a live performance they and other buddies were all preparing on attending that Saturday at Foxwoods.

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Superior Court Judge Mark Gildea is escorted back to a waiting bus by court officers after the jury in the trial for William Hayes did a viewing of the area where Darrell Russ was murdered. Steve Heaslip/Cape Cod Times

Russ and Hayes were being both of those mates with Watkins for many many years, Watkins told the jury.

Watkins also explained Russ had brought a bottle of Patron with him and had a person to two shots of liquor even though in the Big Boy office.

Russ and Pryor remaining right after about 30 or 40 minutes and planned on conversing to Hayes, Watkins said.

Watkins remembered hearing a “confrontation” from Hayes’ store upcoming door.