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Opening statements made in death-penalty trial for man accused of killing Oklahoma couple

Prosecutors say John McCluskey killed Gary and Linda Haas; defense attorney says it can’t be proven

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: August 20, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John McCluskey was arrested wearing one of the victims’ caps. But his defense attorney Monday said prosecutors will be unable to prove that the escaped Arizona prison inmate shot and then incinerated a retired Oklahoma couple after they crossed paths with a trio of criminals at a highway rest area.

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