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Curtis Johnson / The Herald-Dispatch

Mirriah Cover, emotional and weeping, testifies Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in Cabell Circuit Court about a shooting that killed her boyfriend in January 2012.

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.

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