Hate-crime trial enters final stage

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Prosecutors have rested their case after calling a New York City police detective and a forensic biologist to the stand to testify in the ongoing hate-crime trial of Hakim Scott and Keith Phoenix, who are charged with the second-degree murder of an Ecuadorian immigrant. Scott’s defense has also rested its case as the three-week-long trial draws to a close. Phoenix’s defense will announce its witnesses after the lunch break. Stay tuned as Jeannette Neumann continues to update us today from Jay Street.

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