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Trial Resumes For Cary Teen Charged With Friend's Overdose Death

Posted July 24, 2006 6:38 a.m. EDT

— The trial of a teen accused in the drug overdose of a friend resumes Monday.

A Cary teen is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 16-year-old Erika Hicks. She died in October from a lethal combination of illegal drugs.

Witnesses testified Hicks took Ecstasy and cocaine with the defendant before she died.

A witness also testified Hicks' mother shared marijuana and Xanax with her daughter and the defendant.