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Trial for Man Accused of Murdering Reno Toddler Now Underway

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Opening arguments got underway Monday afternoon in the trial of a man accused of murdering a toddler last summer in Reno.

23-year-old Donald Jackson faces first degree murder and child abuse charges.

Police say Jackson was watching his girlfriend's 19-month old boy at her home while she was at work last August. According to court documents, Jackson struck the child - who later passed away.

Prosecutors also claim Jackson had abused the boy prior to the murder.

On a side note - this will 29th and final murder trial for Chief Deputy District Attorney, Dan Greco. He will retire on December 30th.

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