2016 to start with high-profile court cases

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Greensboro police investigators search a white van at 2500 Pinnix St. on April 16, where they found a man who had been shot. (JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The new year starts with some high-profile court cases in the Piedmont Triad.

Guilford County has a murder trial set to begin Monday. In Rockingham County, court hearings are scheduled Monday for two defendants in a prostitution case involving teenage girls and a man charged in the 2014 death of another man killed by a pack of dogs.

The murder trial for Curtis Leon Abney Jr., 29, who is accused of killing a Greensboro landlord, is also scheduled to begin Monday in Guilford County Superior Court.

Abney is accused in the April 16, 2013, death of 45-year-old Marwan “Mike” Mukhiber Mujali of High Point.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record