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Durham Teen Accused Of Murder Could Stand Trial In July

Posted April 28, 2005

— A former high school football player will go on trial this summer for murder.

Matthew Taylor, 16, is one of three suspects accused of killing Sean Owen of Franklinton.

Owen's body was found in the Eno River in Durham in 2004.

Taylor, a former football player at Northern High School, is scheduled to begin trial in July.

Police believe robbery was the motive.

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