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Beating Suspect's Trial Begins

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Matthew Abrego is charged with first degree murder. [file photo 2007] Matthew Abrego is charged with first degree murder. [file photo 2007]

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TULSA, OK -- Jury selection has begun for a Tulsa man charged with beating another man to death with a baseball bat.

Tulsa Police say Matthew Abrego beat Chris Simmons to death during an incident in the summer of 2007. Abrego is charged with first degree murder.

The trial is taking place in Tulsa County District Court.

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