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Ga. man faces trial for 6-year-old boy's killing

SAVANNAH, GA. (AP) - Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a Brunswick man charged in the molestation and killing of a 6-year-old boy who disappeared from him mobile home park in March 2007.

Sixty-one-year-old David Edenfield faces he death penalty if convicted. He is charged with kidnapping, child molestation and murder.

Witnesses expected to testify against Edenfield include his wife, who police say watched her husband and adult son take turns raping

Christopher Michael Barrios before killing him.

Peggy Edenfield and the couple's 34-year-old son, George Edenfield, who is a convicted child molester, will be tried later.

Police say George Edenfield confessed that he choked Christopher because the devil told him to kill the boy.


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