Teens accused of killing Garner couple get separate trials
Prosecutors have agreed to a defense request that the teens accused in a Garner couple's 2013 murders be tried separately.Posted — Updated
Jose Mendoza, 34, was shot 16 times in the head, chest and torso, and Maria Mendoza, 34, was shot seven times in the back, lower abdomen and legs. The boy was not injured in the attack.
Investigators found throughout the home dozens of shell casings from a .45 caliber handgun and a 7.62mm rifle, which helped them link the crime to Vasquez and Santillan, his nephew.
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