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Suspect charged in death of 2 at Yakima payday lending store

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A Yakima County man has been charged with aggravated murder and burglary in connection with the fatal shootings of two women as they were opening a payday lending business. Photo: KNDO A Yakima County man has been charged with aggravated murder and burglary in connection with the fatal shootings of two women as they were opening a payday lending business. Photo: KNDO
YAKIMA, Wash. -

A Yakima County man has been charged with aggravated murder and burglary in connection with the fatal shootings of two women as they were opening a payday lending business.
    
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that prosecutors filed the charges Wednesday against 26-year-old Manuel Enrique Verduzco, of Selah.
    
They say he shot 27-year-old Karina Morales-Rodrigues and 30-year-old Martha Martinez outside the Moneytree store on Saturday.
    
Police say employees identified Verduzco from store surveillance footage of the attack. The suspect is a former employee of the business.
    
Authorities are still investigating the incident and have not yet determined a motive for the killing.
    
Verduzco was arrested at his parents' Yakima home without incident on Saturday. He's being held on $1 million bail.
    
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Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com

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