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NEWORLEANS - The 'senseless' slaying of a peacemaker in a domestic argument and his teenage son was described in grim detail by investigators in a murder trial that opened Tuesday, but others who were there that day told conflicting stories when they took the stand.

Joseph 'Big Joe' Evans, 41, and his 17-year-old son, Joseph 'Little Joe' Elliott, were shot to death on January 8, 2012, in what Assistant District Attorney John Alford described as a 'senseless' murder in opening statements Wednesday

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