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Bijorn Trent to stand trial in killing of Juan Devarie in Allentown

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 18 2013 03:37:06 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 18 2013 04:14:48 PM CST

An Allentown man is heading to trial on homicide charges.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

An Allentown man is heading to trial on homicide charges.

A preliminary hearing was held Friday morning for Bijorn Trent.

Trent, 30, killed Juan Devarie on South Hall Street in Allentown last month, police said.

Family members said Devarie's daughter and her friends were attacked by three men, and they said Devarie, 46, was knocked unconscious while he was trying to break up the fight. He later died at the hospital.