A judge in Walker county heard motions on Monday in the Sam Parker murder case.

The prosecution wants to admit evidence that Sam and Theresa Parker had a violent marriage.A Walker county deputy testified about the domestic violence call he took at the Parker’s home. The deputy called Parker a friend.He did not arrest Parker and admits leaving some information out of the report. But the defense argues prosecutors don’t have enough evidence to dig up old cases.

Parker stands trial next month for the murder of his estranged wife.. Who disappeared without a trace. Judge Wood of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit will hear the case and the jury will be brought in from Bartow County due to pre-trial publicity.