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Yakima Man Accused of Killing a Former Cellmate Pleads Not Guilty

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- A Yakima man accused of killing a former cellmate said he is innocent.
 
21-year-old Gage Rogers pleaded not guilty Tuesday to second degree murder charges.  Police said Rogers beat Eric Taylor to death in a drunken fight.
 
Police initially believed the two were related, but prosecutors said the two men had been cellmates earlier this year at the Coyote Ridge Correctional Center in Connell.
 
YAKIMA, Wash.--It's been one week since a Yakima man went missing in Ukraine.
 
The family said they searched another scenic park near Zamkova for Doctor Jay Sloop but didn't find anything significant.
 
Sloop's family said investigators found more security cameras and are currently working to get the footage.
 
Law enforcement, volunteers and officials with the U.S. State Department are helping with the search.
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