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Key evidence sticks in pre-trial hearing for Hannah Bender murder case
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Defendant Austin Stryker, center, and Judge Kathlene Gosselin, right, listen as prosecutors argue for inclusion of evidence that would help establish motive for Hannah Bender’s murder. - photo by Julia Hansen
When Austin Todd Stryker’s trial starts on Nov. 1 for his alleged role in Hannah Bender’s murder, his lawyers will still have to argue against the state connecting his motive to gang-related activity.