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Accused Killer says he needs Medical Help, Gets New Attorney

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PASCO, Wash.- Accused killer Vicente Ruiz now has a lawyer.  

The court appointed well-known public defender Kevin Holt as co-council Thursday, a week after his last attorney resigned.  

Ruiz also asked the court for medical attention for a hernia and bad tooth.  

He's accused of killing five people in a shooting at Medina's Auto Body in Pasco in 1987.  

His trial is set for August.

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