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Ex-doctor faces Omaha trial for alleged revenge killings

It was a mystery that many thought might never be solved: Who savagely stabbed to death the 11-year-old son of two medical doctors and the family's housekeeper in 2008 in one of Omaha's most affluent neighborhoods?

After years of delays, opening statements are expected Monday in former doctor Anthony Garcia's trial for those deaths and the 2013 killings of another Omaha doctor and his wife. Prosecutors say the crimes were motivated by Garcia's long-simmering rage over his firing from a Creighton University School of Medicine residency program in 2001.

The first-degree murder case has been marked both by the brutality of the crimes and courtroom sparring. One Chicago...

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