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Trial Begins In Shooting/Dismemberment Murder Case

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GARVIN COUNTY, OK -- The Trial is underway for an Elmore City man accused of murder.

32-year-old Justin Hammer is charged with first degree murder in the death of 32-year-old Brandon Duran.

Hammer is accused of shooting his girlfriend's ex-husband to death in 2012, then cutting up his body and putting the remains in cement filled buckets and hiding them in a pond.

Sheriff Larry Rhodes says he's positioned extra deputies at the Garvin County Courthouse..     

Jury selection started Monday.  Opening statements were given today.  The trial could last up to 3 weeks.