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Trial begins for 2 men accused in death of Chicago student

 

August 10, 2018



CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection is starting in the trial of two men charged in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Chicago student just days after she performed with her high school band at then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities.

Honor student Hadiya Pendleton was with friends at a park 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from Obama's Chicago home in January 2013 when she was shot.

"She had so much to look forward to at that moment," said Shatira Wilks, Hadiya's cousin. "And it was all just taken away."

Jury selection for the trial of Micheail Ward and Kenneth Williams begins Friday. Two j...



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