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Woman to be Tried for 1999 Killing in Poinsett County

HARRISBURG, AR - Trial is to start tomorrow for a 37-year-old Jonesboro woman charged with first-degree murder for a 1999 slaying in Poinsett County.

Shannon M. Lamberth Petty was charged in March 2005 with the slaying of Randall Rogers of Harrisburg.

Officials say an autopsy showed Rogers was suffocated.

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