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Double Murder Trial Begins in Lee County

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SANFORD — The trial of Donald Abercrombie began Mondayin Lee County, even though police have never found the bodies of hisalleged victims.

Abercrombie is accused of killing 79-year-old Hoyle Smith and66-year-old Helen Boone in late 1995.

Abercrombie is already in jail after pleading guilty to severalcharges following a 17-hour standoff in Fayetteville.

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