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Witness points finger at suspect on the lam in slaying trial
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Hector Alejandro Bautista confers with attorney Dan Sammons Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 in Hall County Superior Court on day one of Bautista's murder trial. Bautista is charged with malice murder, felony murder and aggravated assault in the shooting death of Daniel Cornejo of Gainesville on West Avenue in Gainesville. - photo by Scott Rogers
Laura Rivas testified Wednesday about seeing Daniel Cornejo face down on the cement outside of their West Avenue apartment in November 2014. “When I approached him, I obviously got down on my knees to try to help him,” Rivas said of Cornejo, the father of two of her children.