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New charges filed against Sebastian Looney

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- Prosecutors in Yakima have filed new charges against a man accused murder after his first trial last week ended in a mistrial.

Sebastian Looney is now charged with first-degree felony murder and robbery.

Jurors declared Looney not guilty last week of premeditated first-degree murder but couldn't decide on a verdict for the robbery charges. The not guilty verdict meant prosecutors had to go for a lower murder charge.

Looney is accused of shooting 21-year-old Gary Snell Jr in 2010 and hiding the body under his grandmother's porch.

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