Timeline: Key Events in Jayson Williams Case

The following are key events in the manslaughter case against former NBA star Jayson Williams:

Feb. 14, 2002 -- Limousine driver Costas "Gus" Christofi found shot to death at Williams' Alexandria Township, N.J., mansion.

Feb. 22 — Judge signs warrant for Williams' arrest on second-degree manslaughter.

Feb. 25 — Williams surrenders to police, released on $250,000 bail.

March 11 — Prosecutors file more charges, accusing Williams of tampering with witnesses and evidence. Two of Williams' guests from the night of the shooting, Kent Culuko and John Gordnick, surrender on charges related to the alleged cover-up.

April 25 — Culuko pleads guilty to evidence and witness tampering, agrees to testify against Williams.

May 1 — Williams indicted on first-degree manslaughter and other charges. Gordnick indicted on hindering apprehension and evidence tampering.

June 7 — Williams and Gordnick plead not guilty.

Aug. 22 — Gordnick pleads guilty to evidence tampering, agrees to testify against Williams.

Oct. 30 — Christofi's relatives sue Williams.

January 2003 — Williams pays Christofi's family $2.75 million to settle wrongful-death lawsuit.

March 5 — A second indictment repeats original charges against Williams, adds a weapons charge.

March 20 — Williams pleads not guilty to new indictment.

Oct. 16 — Superior Court judge orders Williams trial moved out of Hunterdon County to neighboring Somerset County.

Jan. 13, 2004 — Jury selection begins.

Feb. 10 — Opening statements.

March 17 — Prosecution rests after calling 36 witnesses.

April 19-20 — Defense calls five witnesses and rests.

April 30 — Williams acquitted of aggravated manslaughter; found guilty of four of six lesser charges related to tampering with evidence and attempting to cover up shooting. Jury unable to agree on charge of reckless manslaughter.