Defendant Laurence Lovette, right, and defense attorney Kevin Bradley listen to the opening statements in Durham Superior Court on Friday in Durham. Lovette is accused of murdering Abhijit Mahato, a Duke graduate student in 2008.
Defendant Laurence Lovette, right, and defense attorney Kevin Bradley listen to the opening statements in Durham Superior Court on Friday in Durham. Lovette is accused of murdering Abhijit Mahato, a Duke graduate student in 2008. sshaw@newsobserver.com
Defendant Laurence Lovette, right, and defense attorney Kevin Bradley listen to the opening statements in Durham Superior Court on Friday in Durham. Lovette is accused of murdering Abhijit Mahato, a Duke graduate student in 2008. sshaw@newsobserver.com

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