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Opening statements to begin in Sneiderman trial

August 4, 2013

ATLANTA (AP) — Opening statements are set to begin in the case of a suburban Atlanta woman accused of lying under oath and hindering the investigation into her husband’s death.

With a jury of six women and six men seated last week, arguments in the trial of 37-year-old Andrea Sneiderman are scheduled to start Monday.

Sneiderman’s husband, Rusty Sneiderman, was gunned down in November 2010 outside a suburban Atlanta preschool. Andrea Sneiderman’s former boss Hemy Neuman was convicted in the killing, but was found mentally ill.

Prosecutors initially said Sneiderman arranged her husband’s killing, but murder charges against her were dropped. She now faces charges of making false statements, hindering an investigation and perjury.

Prosecutors have long alleged Andrea Sneiderman was having an affair with Neuman. She has repeatedly denied any romantic relationship.

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