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UPDATE: Tiairra Garcia's Remains are Identified

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PASCO, Wash.-- The King County Medical Examiner's Office confirms the body found over the weekend in the Rainier National Forest is that of Tiairra Garcia's.

Her remains were found Sunday morning by a canine search team. Arrangements are being made for her remains to be returned to the Franklin County Coroner's Office.   

Garcia was accidentally shot in June of last year by her boyfriend Marnicus Lockhard. Lockhard was charged with manslaughter. He was sentenced last month to eight years in prison.

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