Trial begins for alleged mastermind in Apex teen’s death – Raleigh News & Observer

RALEIGH — Prosecutors and defense lawyers agree on one thing: Jurors deciding the trial of Ryan Patrick Hare, one of four accused of killing an Apex teen in 2008, will hear testimony over the coming days that resembles a made-for-TV drama.

Prosecutors say Hare was the mastermind of a plot to kill Matthew Silliman, an Apex High School student who was an Eagle Scout but also struggled with bi-polar disorder.

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