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Lawyers claim football affected man accused of killing

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Attorneys representing a Michigan man accused of killing an Oregon man say their client has an intellectual disability that was exacerbated while playing football in high school and college.The Statesman Journal reports the trial is scheduled to begin later this month for 24-year-old Denzel Hawthorne, who is charged with aggravated murder, robbery, burglary and firearms violations.