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Jurors deliberating in murder trial of Peabody man

PEABODY  — Jurors are deliberating in the case of a Peabody man charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend in their home more than a year ago.Sixty-year-old Brandon Hoar faces a first-degree murder charge in the June 2015 death of 55-year-old Cheryl Young. Police said they responded to the couple's home and found Hoar sitting on the front steps. Young was found dead on a living room couch.Hoar had told investigators he was trying to protect Young's 5-year-old granddaughter from her. The girl was found unharmed in a bedroom. Read more..

Essex County Massachusetts Jury Murder Court Trial Rooms Judge Salem Massachusetts

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