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Sanchez trail headed to the jury

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YAKIMA, Wash - After three long weeks, a verdict in the Jose Sanchez murder trial is near.

Thursday, attorney's delivered their closing statements, and Judge James Hutton instructed the jury on how they should deliberate.

Jose Sanchez is accused of killing Ricky Causer and his daughter Mya, and shooting two other people in February of 2005.

Mario Mendez, Sanchez's alleged partner, has already plead guilty and testified against Sanchez -- saying he was the shooter.

Sanchez could face life in prison if convicted.