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FAYETTEVILLE, NC (AP) — A military judge has denied a request for a fourth trial from a former Fort Bragg soldier convicted of killing a mother and two of her children.

The Fayetteville Observer reports that Col. Patrick Parrish’s ruling on the request by Timothy Hennis was released Thursday.

Hennis was convicted of killing Kathryn Eastburn and her 5- and 3-year-old daughters last year after two previous trials, including one in Wilmington two decades ago. He has maintained his innocence.

He’s currently on the military’s death row at Ft. Leavenworth, KS.

Lawyers for the 52-year-old Hennis argued that problems with a North Carolina state crime lab should have meant a new trial for Hennis.

The trial record now goes to Fort Bragg’s commanding general for review.

Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, http://www.fayobserver.com

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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