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Testimony begins in murder trial of a slain taxicab driver

Testimony begins Wednesday in the Jefferson Parish murder trial of a slain taxicab driver. William Kerner IV was gunned down last year after picking up a passenger in New Orleans

24-year-old Jarmario Alexander was charged with second degree murder in the death of veteran United Cab driver Billy Kerner last May.

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's investigators say Alexander shot Kerner in broad daylight in Terrytown because he didn't want to pay his fare.

Alexander has a lengthy arrest record that includes attempted first degree murder and illegal carrying of a concealed weapon.

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