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Trial begins for man accused of killing 2 people in Reading

Trial begins for man accused of killing 2 people in Reading

READING, Pa. - Jurors are hearing testimony as they prepare to decide the fate of a man accused of shooting and killing two people in Reading.

Matthew Perkins shot three people at a party on Heckmans Court, which is between North 11th and Mulberry streets, in July 2011.

One victim, Cesar Rivera, died shortly after he was shot. Another victim, Juan Perez Pimentel, died a few months later


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