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Drayton Murder Trial Continues

WILMINGTON -- The prosecution and defense in the murder trial of Ernest Drayton, Jr. questioned potential jurors Tuesday.

Drayton, 35,  is charged with murdering Christopher Hansley two years ago.  He is accused of shooting Hansley in the stomach on Lehigh Road.

Investigators said Drayton had a history of illegal drug use, and the murder could have been drug-related.

Drayton could face life imprisonment if convicted of first degree murder.

Reported by Kacey Gaumer

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