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In Ogle County homicide trial, defendant wants cellphone data tossed

Prosecution wants expert testimony from FBI analyst allowed; defense says records provided by cell company don’t reliably show phone’s exact position

An Ogle County sheriff's deputy escorts first-degree murder defendant Duane Meyer into court on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.
Ogle County Circuit Court Judge John Roe will issue his decision Oct. 27 on whether certain cellphone testimony will be allowed in the murder trial of Duane Meyer. (Sept. 14, 2022.)
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