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Teen Accused of Killing Girlfriend to Appear in Court

Teen Accused of Killing Girlfriend to Appear in Court

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(KSL News) A young man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend will appear in court for a pre-trial hearing today.

Eighteen-year-old Parley Dutson is accused of fatally shooting 15-year-old Kara Hopkins after she refused to have sex with him at a party.

At a preliminary hearing Wednesday, witnesses testified Dutson was high on hallucinogenic mushrooms and marijuana prior to the shooting.

Dutson's attorney claims his client remembers nothing from that night.

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