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Trial Set For 2016 Murder

EDINBURG, Texas - A man involved in a deadly shooting in Donna in 2016 will have his day in court. 

52-year-old Benito Hernandez is charged with murder, criminal attempt murder, and criminal attempt capital murder of multiple persons.

This morning a judge set his trial date for March 26.

Hernandez is accused of fatally shooting another man in a drug related incident. He's currently under federal custody for crossing into the U.S. illegally four different times. Hernandez was recently sentenced to five years in federal prison.


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