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Ruiz Trial Spokane-bound

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PASCO, WA-A high profile murder trial in the Tri-Cities is ready to get underway, but this trial will be held in Spokane.

Attorneys, the judge, and the rest of the court staff will commute back and forth to the Spokane County Courthouse for up to the next six weeks, where a jury will hear the evidence against Vicente Ruiz.

Ruiz is accused of being the second gunman in the slayings of five men in a Pasco auto body shop 25 years ago. 

The judge granted a change of venue after declaring a second mistrial this past summer.

The trial is expected to last up to six weeks.