PASCO, Wash.-- A judge decides two teenage girls shouldn't have to re-live their father's murder more than necessary.
Jose Garcia Morales and his brother are accused of shooting Alfredo and Maria Garcia in their Pasco home while their daughters looked on.
On Wednesday in Franklin County court, the prosecutor argued that the victims' 14 and 16 year old daughters should be interviewed simultaneously by him and the defense attorney.
The judge agreed because of the girls' ages, and the fact they are still coming to grips with their father's murder. Jose Garcia Morales' trial date is scheduled for late May.
Also in court Wednesday, the second brother, Ramon Garcia Morales. They're being tried separately.
The prosecutor says by April 17th all family members will be interviewed and will most likely have to testify at both trials this Summer. Ramon's trial date is set for May 20th.