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8/5/07-New Boston

KFC Murder Trial Set To Begin

Jury selection will begin Monday in a long awaited trial connected to one of the most investigated crimes in East Texas history.  Romeo Pinkerton, 49 is on trial accused of kidnapping and killing five people back in 1983.  The kidnapping took place at a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Kilgore.  The victims were then taken to an oil lease in Rusk County and shot to death.  The trial is taking place in New Boston.  If convicted Pinkerton faces life in prison or the death penalty.

Bob Hallmark, Reporting. bhallmark@kltv.com

 

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