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Murder Trial Remains on Hold

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Pasco, WA- A Tri-Cities murder trial remains on hold while a psychiatrist examines the defendant.

Roman Garcia Morales and his brother are accused of shooting a Pasco couple in their home last December.

 Psychiatrists from the state mental hospital have determined Morales is competent to stand trial, but the public defender has brought in a private psychiatrist for a second opinion.

That doctor's report is due on the judge's desk in two weeks.