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Yakima Canyon River Double Murder Trial Gets Underway

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 YAKIMA, WA.- The Yakima River Canyon double murder that took place back in 2012 began opening arguments Tuesday afternoon.

It was an emotional time for the victims families as they began the trial.

12 member jury was assembled for the trail against Marco Gallegos.

Gallegos was accused of the murder of Michael Eby and Ryan Pederson in December 2012.

Four other men were charged but plead guilty and accepted a plea bargain to testify against Gallegos.

Testimonies began today, witnesses will began testifying this week.

The trial is set to last about three weeks.
    



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