Death penalty sought for Salvadoran in Nevada killings

Death penalty sought for Salvadoran in Nevada killings

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 19, of El Salvador, is escorted into the courtroom for his initial appearance in Carson City Justice Court in Carson City, Nev. A grand jury has indicted Martinez-Guzman on murder charges in the killing of four northern Nevadans in January. The district attorneys for Washoe and Douglas counties scheduled a news conference in Reno Thursday, March 14, 2019, to provide an update on the case, including their decision on whether to seek the death penalty for Martinez-Guzman.(AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)
Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson answers a reporter's question as Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks, right, looks on at a news conference Thursday, March, 14, 2019 in Reno, Nev. The two announced they will seek the death penalty for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of murdering four northern Nevadans during a week-long killing spree in January. A grand jury handed up a 10-count indictment late Wednesday charging Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman with four counts of murder with a deadly weapon as well as burglary and weapons charges. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks, right, announces they will seek the death penalty for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of murdering four northern Nevadans during a week-long killing spree in January as Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson looks on at a news conference Thursday, March, 14, 2019 in Reno, Nev. A grand jury handed up a 10-count indictment late Wednesday charging Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman with four counts of murder with a deadly weapon as well as burglary and weapons charges. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)

Death penalty sought for Salvadoran in Nevada killings

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 19, of El Salvador, is escorted into the courtroom for his initial appearance in Carson City Justice Court in Carson City, Nev. A grand jury has indicted Martinez-Guzman on murder charges in the killing of four northern Nevadans in January. The district attorneys for Washoe and Douglas counties scheduled a news conference in Reno Thursday, March 14, 2019, to provide an update on the case, including their decision on whether to seek the death penalty for Martinez-Guzman.(AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)
Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson answers a reporter's question as Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks, right, looks on at a news conference Thursday, March, 14, 2019 in Reno, Nev. The two announced they will seek the death penalty for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of murdering four northern Nevadans during a week-long killing spree in January. A grand jury handed up a 10-count indictment late Wednesday charging Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman with four counts of murder with a deadly weapon as well as burglary and weapons charges. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks, right, announces they will seek the death penalty for a Salvadoran immigrant accused of murdering four northern Nevadans during a week-long killing spree in January as Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson looks on at a news conference Thursday, March, 14, 2019 in Reno, Nev. A grand jury handed up a 10-count indictment late Wednesday charging Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman with four counts of murder with a deadly weapon as well as burglary and weapons charges. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
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