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Darrell Hazelwood Trial Begins today

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A MURDER TRIAL IS ON THE DOCKET IN MERCER COUNTY TODAY.

DARRELL WESLEY HAZELWOOD IS ACCUSED OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER.
PROSECUTORS CONTEND HAZELWOOD KILLED TESSA HILL ON AUGUST 10TH OF LAST YEAR.
THE JURY WAS SEATED AND OPENING STATEMENTS FROM THE STATE AND THE DEFENSE WERE HEARD.
SEVERAL WITNESSES WERE CALLED, INCLUDING DETECTIVES, A MEDICAL EXAMINER, AND EVEN HILL'S BOYFRIEND, WHO WAS FRIENDS WITH HAZELWOOD.
JUDGE DEREK SWOPE INDICATED TO THE JURY THAT THE DEFENSE MAY BEGIN TO PRESENT THEIR CASE TOMORROW.
WE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING YOU THE MORE AS THE TRIAL PROGRESSES.

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