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Double-murder trial of former Olympic hopeful begins
Double-murder trial of former Olympic hopeful begins

Christopher Webster said he saw his best friend, Howard Grant Jr., killed in 2008. He told police the attacker was James Berry III, Webster's boxing trainer and a friend to both men. Now, as Berry stands trial for murder this week, Webster had to be arrested to get him to come to court as a witness. And with Grant's father looking on from the audience, Webster disavowed any knowledge of the shooter's identity and said police had coerced the statement. Berry, 27, is accused of killing Grant, 18, and Grant's cousin, Justin Berry, 19, in an ambush on Pennsylvania Avenue on Oct. 12, 2008. Berry, a once-promising young boxer with Olympic dreams who is not related to Justin...

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