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CEDAR RAPIDS — The defense begins its case Wednesday in the first-degree murder trial of Dimione Walker, who is charged with killing a Cedar Rapids man April 10 inside the Taboo Nightclub & Lounge.
The prosecution rested Tuesday following testimony about the autopsy. The trial may wrap up Thursday.
Walker, 29, of Coralville, is accused of fatally shooting Michael Valentine, 25, at the downtown Cedar Rapids club. Another man, Timothy Rush, 32, of Cedar Rapids, is charged with killing Nicole Owens, 35, and Marvin L. Cox, 31. Ten people were also injured in the shooting.
Walker is charged with first-degree murder, going armed with intent and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Follow Gazette Reporter Trish Mehaffey’s live coverage from the courtroom.
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