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Trial date set for murder of Pittsylvania County teen

Phillip Giles,18, accused of shooting Demetrius Brown, 18, April 5

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – A trial date has been set for a Pittsylvania County teen charged with first-degree murder.

According to online court records, Phillip Giles, 18, is scheduled to have a one day trial September 20.

He's accused of shooting and killing Demetrius Brown, 18, outside Brown's Pittsylvania County home on April 5.

Giles was arrested early the next morning in South Carolina after leading sheriff's deputies there on a high speed chase.


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