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Wake County Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges

Posted October 27, 2004

— A Wake County man accused of trying to kill his wife is in jail.

On Tuesday, Wake County sheriff's deputies arrested 49-year-old Juan Barcenas Marban.

Investigators believe Marban kidnapped Sarai Valdez in September and drove her to a rural area where he shot her while she was sitting in her pick-up truck.

Marban faces a host of charges, including attempted murder and first-degree kidnapping.


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