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Murder trial to start as soon as February for Burlington drifter

Jose Pazos Jose Pazos

Burlington, Vermont -- July 29, 2011

Trial is slated to begin as early as February for a Burlington drifter charged with murder.

Jose Pazos allegedly stabbed and killed Kathleen Smith, 50, inside her Park Street home last November.

Police say he did it because he was angry that the Burlington social worker sided with a friend in her child custody battle against Pazos.

Pazos, 45, faces life in prison if convicted.

WCAX News

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