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Published December 07, 2010, 12:57 PM

New trial date set for Wahpeton man charged with murder

Wahpeton, ND (WDAY TV) - A new trial date has been set for a Wahpeton man charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend, allegedly after she broke up with him.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

44-year-old Jeffrey Silvernail is slated for a 3-week jury trial in Wilkin County starting September 12th of next year.

Silvernail was charged with second degree murder last May for the death of 49-year-old Lori Roberts of Doran, Minnesota, who was found in her home with two fatal bullet wounds in October of 2009.

Silvernail has entered a plea of "not guilty."