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Hearing set for Fort Stewart soldier


A pretrial motions hearing for a soldier who is accused of killing two other soldiers and trying to kill a third person is scheduled for Friday.  

Authorities say Spc. Neftaly Platero killed Spc. John Carillo and Pfc. Gebrah Noonan last September while the three were stationed in Fallujah. Investigators say a fight started and Platero shot and killed them both.

The third soldier recovered from his wounds.

The hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9.

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