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Second Trial Under Way In Sonic Murder Case

Posted February 10, 2004

— A second trial is under way in Wake County for a man accused of shooting a Raleigh restaurant worker to death two years ago.

Deon Partridge, 23, is accused of killing a cook at the Sonic Drive-in on Atlantic Avenue during a robbery.

Partridge was first tried in August 2003, but the judge declared a mistrial after a key investigator in the case committed suicide.

Three other people are charged in the murder. At least two of them are expected to testify against Partridge.


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