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Kennewick Murder Suspect Gets New Lawyer

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - A death penalty certified lawyer from Seattle agrees to take a Kennewick murder case, even though the Benton County prosecutor has said it is unlikely he will push for capital punishment.

Mike Iaria will take the lead in fighting charges against 41-year-old Grant Scantling. 

Scantling is accused of shooting and killing the roommate of his former fiance in east Kennewick last month.

 

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