Judge Oks Use of Wife’s Medical Records in Nursing Home Trial

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A key witness was unable to testify last week at the trial of the man who shot ten people in a North Carolina nursing home. The witness is the defendant’s ex-wife, whom many believe was his primary target. She was hospitalized last week after attempting suicide the day before the murder trial began. The judge
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Trial Begins in North Carolina Nursing Home Killings

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Defense counsel and prosecutors have made their opening statements, and witnesses have testified this week. The man who shot ten people in a North Carolina nursing home has sat quietly as the jury has listened patiently and family members of the victims have watched intently. The defendant faces the death penalty on eight murder counts.
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Same Courtroom, Different Jury for Nursing Home Murder Trial

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It took a week of deliberating, but a North Carolina Superior Court judge announced this week that the trial of the man accused of a notorious Moore County mass murder will stay in the county. Defense counsel had sought a change of venue, arguing that the defendant couldn’t get a fair trial in Moore County.
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