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UNIVERSITY STUDENT KILLED
Man charged with killing Wheeling Jesuit student to go on trial Monday
Reported by: Associated Press
Monday, June 9, 2014 8:57 AM EDT
The trial of a Florida man charged with killing a Wheeling Jesuit University student is getting underway.
The 22-year-old Clewiston, Florida, man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Kevin Figaniak of Perkasia, Pennsylvania.
Prosecutors say Figaniak was beaten during an argument on Aug. 31, 2013, and died the next day.
Co-defendant Jarrett Mathis Chandler of Winnfield, Louisana, pleaded guilty in January to involuntary manslaughter. He was sentenced to a year in prison.