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A Man Accused of Murder Faces Judge Later This Month

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YAKIMA, Wash.-- A man accused of murdering two people at the Yakima Greenway was in court again on Tuesday.

Lamerio Flores will face a judge again for a status hearing on August 27th, and another hearing on September 23rd.

Police said Lameiro Flores told detectives he shot 18-year-old Jobany Martinez and 17-year-old Jose Aviles last summer because they had assaulted and threatened him.

Police said the two men had belonged to gangs.

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