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1/4/04-Cherokee County

Cobb Murder Trial Set to Begin

Testimony is set to begin Monday in the capital murder trial of Richard Cobb.

Cobb,19, along with accomplice Beunka Adams, 19, is accused of robbing a Rusk convenience store, kidnapping two employees and a customer, then shooting all three with a shotgun. The incident happened back in September of 2002.

The two employees survived and helped police catch the pair.

If convicted, Cobb could receive the death penalty. Adams remains in the Cherokee County Jail, awaiting trial.

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