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32-year-old murder trial begins today at courthouse

By David Drysdale Jackson Clarion Ledger JACKSON, Miss. –   More than thirty years after the murder of Vernon Dahmer, Samuel Bowers today went on trial for the crime Mississippi has never been able to rightly prosecute.  At 73 years old, Bowers is on trial for the fifth time on charges of firebombing the Dahmer home.  […]