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MURDER TRIAL CONTINUES FOR TEEN ACCUSED OF KILLING FATHER

(Richmond, IN)--A murder trial continued Thursday in a Wayne County courtroom for a Centerville teen accused of shooting and killing his own father.  19-year-old James Burkhart has been on trial all week.  Three years ago, Burkhart allegedly his 51-year-old father who shares his name.  Court documents indicated Burkhart killed his father because of the way his father had treated his mother.  His case was waived to an adult court.  Burkhart also now faces another criminal case after allegedly punching a corrections officer in jail.  That trial is scheduled for May.