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A friend of Christopher M. McCowen covered her face in the lobby of Orleans District Court after McCowen was arraigned on charges of raping and murdering Christa Worthington.
A friend of Christopher M. McCowen covered her face in the lobby of Orleans District Court after McCowen was arraigned on charges of raping and murdering Christa Worthington. (Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki) Globe Staff Photo / John Tlumacki

Man is held in Worthington slaying

Trash hauler is charged in '02 Truro case

By John Ellement and Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / April 16, 2005

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TRURO -- After a three-year probe into fashion writer Christa Worthington's slaying, a wrenchingly public hunt that once targeted former boyfriends and exposed intimate details of her life, prosecutors yesterday charged a man they say barely knew her, a 33-year-old garbage collector with a violent past. (Full article: 1260 words)

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