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Father of murdered child takes stand, unwillingly, against accused killers
Father of murdered child takes stand, unwillingly, against accused killers

Rashaw Scott, whose 16-month-old son was fatally shot two years ago in Cherry Hill, took the witness stand Friday in the trial of the five men accused in the killing. But Scott — who also was shot and survived the attack — was not in the courtroom willingly to seek justice for his son Carter. After refusing to come to court, a judge issued a bench warrant to bring him in. He sat in a yellow jumpsuit after a night in jail, his hands cuffed to a belt. On the stand, Scott dialed back his previous account of the shooting, saying he remembered little and had been coached by police on what to say. "I don't remember," Scott said to Assistant State's Attorney...

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