Miss. Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Hate Crime Death
September 30, 2011
A white Mississippi teenager accused of running down a black man with a truck pleaded not guilty to capital murder on Friday. Deryl Dedmon appeared before Hinds County Circuit Judge Jeff Weill, who set a Jan. 9 trial date and told prosecutors to inform the court by Nov. 1 if they plan to seek the death penalty.
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