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Arrest in East L.A. murders

April 3, 2008 10:31:41 AM PDT
A suspected gang member is expected to be charged Thursday morning in connection with the murders of two people in East Los Angeles.Two 22-year-old men, Benjamin Renteria and Diego Vargas, were killed last Monday at a residence on Herbert Ave., about 20 minutes after the fatal shooting of two other men at a car dealership.

The two shootings are not related, police said.

Investigators have not released the arrested man's identity, but they say he is a known gang member.

He was taken into custody for other charges, but authorities believe he's responsible for the deaths of Renteria and Vargas.

No further information was available.

 

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