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Trial date set for Jesse Matthew in Fairfax rape case

FAIRFAX, VA (WWBT) -

A judge set Jesse Matthew's trial for June 8 in Fairfax County on an attempted capital murder charge stemming from a 2005 rape, reports NBC29.

The case is expected to last two weeks and precedes Matthew's trial in the murder of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

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Matthew will appear in a Charlottesville courtroom via videoconference on Wednesday in the Graham murder case.

Authorities have also said Matthew's DNA links him to the 2009 death of Morgan Harrington, though he has not been charged in that case.

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