Homicide defendant will have separate trial

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ERIE,Pa. – One of five men charged with the shooting death of two Erie teenagers last summer will have his own trial.

A judge granted a motion filed by Darion Eady’s attorney to have a separate trial from the other four suspects.

Eady is charged with the shooting death of Elijah Jackson and the other four are charged with the death of Shakur Franklin.

The judge agreed there is different evidence and witnesses in Eady’s case.

A trial date has not yet been set.

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