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Yakima County to pay convict $4,500 after a public records violation

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YAKIMA, WA - Yakima County has agreed to pay $4,500 to a double-murderer after a public records violation. 

27-year-old Anthony Sanchez is serving a 50-year sentence for shooting two unarmed men in Toppenish seven years ago. He filed a records request for documents related to his case. When the request wasn't appropriately fulfilled he sued. Now, the county has to pay him $4,500.

Sanchez will be provided all documents wrongfully redacted. The 27-year-old owes more than $50,000 in restitution for his murder convictions.

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