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24-year-old man sentenced in Yakima to mandatory life in prison for gang killings of 2 men

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YAKIMA, Washington — A 24-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday in Yakima to spend the rest of his life in prison without parole for the gang killing of two men whose bodies were found in a car in the Yakima River Canyon.

Marco Antonio Gallegos was found guilty last month of aggravated murder for killing Mike Eby and Ryan Pederson in December 2012.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (http://bit.ly/1EtDkMN) two men who were charged along with Gallegos pleaded guilty to lesser charges and agreed to testify against him in return for sentences of less than 25 years.


Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com

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