Ex-Raider ordered to stand trial for 4 murders

Updated: October 12, 2012, 10:59 PM ET
Associated Press

LANCASTER, Calif. -- A Los Angeles County judge on Friday ordered that Anthony Wayne Smith, a defensive lineman who played for eight years in the 1990s for the NFL's Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders, must stand trial for four murders.

Judge Lisa Chung ruled after a four-day preliminary hearing in a court in Lancaster north of Los Angeles that there was sufficient evidence for Smith, 45, to stand trial for the killings that came in a nine-year span beginning the year after Smith's NFL career ...

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