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Wilmington Murder Trial to Resume Monday

APRIL 21, 2006 -- The state rested today in the Wilmington murder trial for Ovarius Criego and Fanta Jacobs.

They are both accused of 1st degree murder for the death of Tyrone Bunting.

Prosecutors say they got into a fight with Bunting in September of 2004. They say Criego shot him three times and killed him.

Prosecutors brought up Jacob's criminal background in court on Friday.

One or both of the defendants are expected to testify on Monday.

Reported by Kacey Gaumer

 

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