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Curtis Johnson / The Herald-Dispatch

Wendell Searls, left, watches a witness testify Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in Cabell Circuit Court at the trial of his son, murder defendant Aaron Alexander Searls.

Gallery: Mirriah Cover testifies at Searls trial

Jul. 11, 2013 @ 08:06 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Eighteen months of emotion flowed from Mirriah Cover's voice and eyes Wednesday as she recalled grabbing the barrel of a gunman's laser-guided pistol and holding it for dear life, moments after three gunshots critically wounded her boyfriend, Larry John Keaton Jr.

Keep up with this developing story by following our reporter, Curtis Johnson, at Facebook.com/curtisjohnsonHD and via Twitter @curtisjohnsonHD.

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