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Aunt testifies against accused killer

Says she does not feel safe as witness

Defiant and angry, the mother of the key witness in the case of a quadruple homicide in Mattapan told a Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday that she did not feel safe testifying, despite an agreement she made with prosecutors to pay for her move from her longtime Boston home under the state’s witness protection program.

Charlene Washington bristled when defense lawyers asked her about the housing benefits she received as a witness in the homicide case against two men in the 2010 crime.

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