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Dedmon Hearing Set for Wednesday

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Deryl Dedmon of Brandon pleaded guilty this afternoon to the murder of James Craig Anderson.

A hearing for Deryl Dedmon has been set for this Wednesday. Dedmon is charged with the capital murder of James Craig Anderson in what prosecutors say was a racially-motivated hate crime.

Dedmon has pleaded not guilty.

A statement announcing the hearing did not say what it was about, but a hearing scheduled last month on whether to move the trial out of Hinds County was postponed.

Read more in the JFP archives:
Divided We Fall
Dedmon Pleads Not Guilty
Dedmon Indicted by Grand Jury
The Cycle of Hate

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