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Lawyers want Salvadoran immigrant's case moved to district court in Nevada

Posted at 7:28 PM, Apr 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-08 22:28:39-04

Lawyers for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing 4 people in 2019 in northern Nevada are trying to get his case heard in district court.

Attorney are urging the Nevada Supreme Court to overrule a judge’s previous decision.

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That judge ruled 21-year-old Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman will be tried in Washoe County for all of his alleged crimes.

Prosecutors say the man killed th victims using the same gun he stole from a couple in Reno.