Trial begins for 5th defendant in videotaped beating death

May 26, 2011 5:21:31 AM PDT
Lapoleon Colbert faces first degree murder charges in the videotaped beating death of Fenger High School honor student Derrion Albert.

Albert, 16, was attacked at Chicago's Roseland neighborhood on the South Side in September 2009. Video of the brutal beating was captured by a cell phone and the assault garnered national attention.

Lapoleon is the final of five suspects to face trial in the attack. Three other men and a 14-year-old boy were convicted in the case.

Colbert's trial begins Thursday morning.

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