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Trial date set for former detective accused of setting wife on fire in Apollo Beach

Christopher Hanney's attorneys will soon get to tell his side of the story.

The trial of the former New York City detective, who is accused of dousing his wife with gasoline in 2009 and setting her on fire, is scheduled to begin Monday in Hillsborough County Circuit Court with jury selection.

Hanney, 46, appeared in court Wednesday morning for a pretrial hearing. He faces charges of attempted first degree murder and first degree arson.

Trial date set for former detective accused of setting wife on fire in Apollo Beach 01/18/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 12:25pm]

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