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Date set in Tamez murder trial

By JACOB LOPEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com AUSTIN – It will have been more than one year since the death of Elizabeth Garcia Tamez of San Benito when the accused is set to stand trial. According to the Austin Police Department, the trial for Jesus Juan Tamez, the victim’s husband, is set for January. Both the victim …

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Martinez gets 50 years for teen’s murder

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com The man convicted of murdering a San Benito teen last year will spend most of his adult life in prison for the crime. Robert John Anthony Martinez, 19, of San Benito was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday, Nov. 5, by a jury in the 103rd state District …

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ON TRIAL: Murder suspect to go before jury

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com One of the six individuals accused of stabbing and killing 19-year-old Angel Perez in San Benito last year is scheduled to go to trial. It was sometime after 12:30 a.m. Nov. 19, 2012, when officers with the San Benito Police Department found Perez near the intersection of Winchell …

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