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Baltimore killer outlines a murder during Berry trial
Baltimore killer outlines a murder during Berry trial

Looking at jurors from behind aviator glasses with his 5-foot-6 frame shackled in the witness box, Quinzell Covington outlined how to commit a murder. He likes big guns — "the bigger the better." He prefers to work alone. Masks and gloves are a must. And, he said, make sure you finish the job. Baltimore jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of James Berry, a once-promising boxer accused of killing rival Howard Grant and his victim's relative Justin Berry in an ambush on Pennsylvania Avenue on Oct. 12, 2008. Prosecutors say Berry sought out Covington as a "murder consultant" after twice failing to kill Grant on his own. Covington, 29, told...

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