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Victims’ family disputes won’t be issue at trial of alleged Alexandria serial killer

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Judge ruled that Charles Severance’s attorneys can’t shift jurors’ focus to two victims’ kin as possible suspects.

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Witness in Severance case testifies at hearing, describes being shot

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Jante Franco said she ran into a bearded gunman on her way to check out a loud noise and was shot.

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Surviving victim might not be able to ID alleged Alexandria serial killer in court

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Prosecutors said they do not know whether the woman shot and wounded can pick out Charles Severance as her assailant.

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The bizarre requests of the alleged Alexandria serial killer

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Charles Severance asked his attorneys to buy him a specific kilt to wear to court.

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Judge moves murder trial to Fairfax

(Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post)

Prosecutors detail the writings of Charles Severance, who is accused of killing three people in Alexandria.

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Man accused in Alexandria killings wants trial outside of the city

(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)

Charles Severance, officially declared competent, is requesting a change of venue.

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Alleged Alexandria serial killer remains calm in court appearance

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Charles Severance’s attorneys request more time to assess report on his competence to stand trial.

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Mental-health evaluation of alleged serial killer ordered

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

A psychologist will test Charles Severance, who is charged in three high-profile Alexandria slayings.

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Alleged Alexandria serial killer to appear in court

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Prosecutors, defense attorneys will discuss results of psychological evaluation for Charles Severance.

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Prosecutors: Accused Alexandria serial killer was motivated by child custody case

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

Charles Severance, charged in three Alexandria shootings, hated “enforcement class,” authorities say.