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Biela Murder Trial Underway


The trial of James Biela, the man accused of killing Santa Barbara City College student Brianna Denison, is underway in Reno, Nevada. Denison’s body was found in a field a month after she went missing in early 2008. She had been home in Reno for winter break and had spent the night at a friend’s house when she went missing. Biela, who also faces charges related to another sexual assault, could face the death penalty if convicted.

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