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Missouri's new 'castle doctrine' at heart of murder case

Thursday, September 18, 2008 | 4:32 p.m. CDT; updated 6:47 p.m. CDT, Thursday, September 18, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's new self-defense law known as the "castle doctrine" is headed for a test after a woman shot and killed her former boyfriend at her home.

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