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‘Facebook killer’ in Miami-Dade court as trial begins in wife’s murder

Derek Medina
Derek Medina cjuste@miamiherald.com

PHOTO: Derek Medina, accused of killing his wife and posting her body on Facebook, is escorted into Miami-Dade Circuit Court Monday morning for the start of his trial.

Derek Medina is accused of killing his wife and posting her body on Facebook.

Jury selection is set to begin Monday for Medina, 33, who claims he was acting in self-defense when he shot and killed unarmed Jennifer Alfonso, 27, in the kitchen of their South Miami townhouse in August 2013.

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