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Man pleads not guilty in killing of 2 soldiers

A man charged with killing two Fort Campbell soldiers and wounding a juvenile in a domestic dispute has pleaded not guilty.

The Kentucky New Era (http://bit.ly/2nIvEXG) reports 35-year-old Jeremy J. Demar entered the plea during a hearing Wednesday. Demar, of Clarkesville, Tennessee, is charged with murder in connection with the deaths of his estranged wife, 35-year-old Spc. Priscilla A. East, and 28-year-old Sgt. Christopher R. Hoch.

Demar also is charged with assaulting a 16-year-old at the house.

East and Hoch were shot on Feb. 2. They were soldiers at the base on the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

Kentucky State Police said Demar had tracked down East.

The judge has set the next hearing in the case for July 19.

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Information from: Kentucky New Era, http://www.kentuckynewera.com