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Yunupingu murder trial begins

Extract from Australian Broadcasting Corporation - ABC Online, on April 11th, 2002.

A jury has been empanelled in the Northern Territory Supreme Court, to hear the murder trial of 27-year-old Gavin Yunupingu.

The son of the Northern Land Council chair Galarrwuy Yunupingu, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a woman at Nhulunbuy in Arnhem Land in August 2000.

A guilty verdict in the Territory means a mandatory life sentence.

The trial is expected to last at least five days.



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