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Preliminary Hearing for Man Accused of Killing Wife, Daughter

Preliminary Hearing for Man Accused of Killing Wife, Daughter

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A man accused of stabbing his wife and daughter to death faces a preliminary hearing in January.

Forty-year-old Brian Christopher Sullivan in charged with two counts of aggravated murder for last year's deaths in West Valley City.

Sullivan alleged claims God ordered the February 2003 slayings of his wife, 33-year-old LaRae Marara Sullivan, and their four-year-old daughter, Kehaulani Marie Sullivan.

He allegedly claims it was a test of faith similar to the Bible story of Abraham and Isaac.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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