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Trial of trio accused in Fallbrook murder heads into December


Last updated 7/26/2018 at 2:19pm

The trial of three suspected gang members accused of murdering Hugh Pettigrew III in Fallbrook the night of Jan. 22, 2016 is heading into December.

Opening statements in the trial of Kevin Garcia, Tyler Dean and Ryan Valdez were heard Nov. 2, and as of Nov. 28, the prosecution was still presenting its case, according to Maria Riggin, a court room clerk for San Diego Superior Court.

Superior Court Judge Richard Monroy is presiding over the trial being held in Vista, and Deputy District Attorney Christine Bannon is leading the prosecution.

Garcia, Dean and Valdez are being represented by a...

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