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Sentencing Phase Starts Monday For State Trooper

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FAYETTEVILLE — A state trooper convicted of first-degree murder may find out this week if he'll pay for the crime with his life.

Jurors convicted Maurice Parker Friday of murdering Vonnie Hall, a Fayetteville car body shop owner.

Prosecutors believe Hall may have threatened to expose Parker for forging car titles.

The sentencing phase of the Parker trial starts Monday.