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Va judge won't dismiss triple-homicide trial

Saturday - 8/10/2013, 3:40pm  ET

STANARDSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia judge has rejected a triple-murder suspect's request to dismiss his case.

Greene County Circuit Judge Daniel Bouton on Friday rejected the motion from attorneys for 28-year-old Taybronne Altereik White.

His attorneys had argued the Charlottesville man's rights were violated when a former Greene County sheriff's employee stole cash seized as evidence in the case.

White is accused in the May 2011 deaths of 26-year-old Brian Robert Daniels, 25-year-old Dustin Tyler Knighton and 26-year-old Lisa Hwang. Investigators believe the three were shot after a botched home invasion.

The Daily Progress reports (http://bit.ly/14Eb4Zk) that authorities have charged White with 11 felonies, including three counts of first-degree murder.

White is being held without bond at Central Virginia Regional Jail in Orange.

A two-week jury trial scheduled to begin Sept. 24.

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Information from: The Daily Progress, http://www.dailyprogress.com


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