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Suspect accused of killing three people in south Louisville appears in court

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George Slaughter at a court appearance on Feb. 19. George Slaughter at a court appearance on Feb. 19.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The man accused of killing three people in a south Louisville home was in court Friday.

Police say George Slaughter shot and killed Elizabeth Draper, William Neal, and Douglas Weber at a home on Wheeler Avenue on Feb. 13. 

Draper and Neal lived at the home; Weber was from New Albany. 

Slaughter pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and tampering with evidence.

Slaughter has already served time for killing a man man in 2007. He was 17 years old when he shot and killed 18-year-old Bobby Sweatt. He was sentenced to ten years in prison, but was released after serving five. 

Slaughter is charged not guilty to three counts of murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and tampering with evidence.

Judge Mitch Perry appointed a public defender for Slaughter and left his bond at $1 million cash. A pre-trial hearing was set for March 25. 

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