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Whitley county murder trial underway

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - The trial of a Whitley county man charged in the murder of his daughter's boyfriend is underway.

Court workers say a jury has been seated in the trial of Bill Cox. Testimony is scheduled to begin on Wednesday.

A grand jury indicted Cox on charges of murder and wanton endangerment.

Police say Cox shot and killed Ryan Abner, 21, back in 2012.

In 911 calls, Cox claimed Abner abused his daughter.


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