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Retrial for 2006 Albany murder case to begin Monday

Charles Gaillard was found guilty of murder in 2007 after shooting Richard Hardwick over a supposed $2 bet at a pool hall. (Source: WALB) Charles Gaillard was found guilty of murder in 2007 after shooting Richard Hardwick over a supposed $2 bet at a pool hall. (Source: WALB)
DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) -

A status hearing for a retrial happened Friday in Dougherty County Superior Court. 

Charles Gaillard was found guilty of murder in 2007 after shooting Richard Hardwick over a supposed $2 bet at a pool hall.

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The hearing was delayed by about 30 minutes because Gaillard was late.

Gaillard's lawyer said he shot Hardwick in self-defense.

Gaillard was sentenced to life in prison plus 5 years in July of 2007.

A conflict involving one of those jurors has now prompted a retrial more than a decade later.

The new trial will begin Monday in Dougherty County Superior Court. 

Jury selection is expected to take two days.

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