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Judge throws out Diaz confession in Guevara murder case

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ALEXANDRIA -- A judge has thrown out a confession from an alleged killer in the 2009 murder of a Mitchell girl.

A ruling issued Tuesday by Judge Tim Bjorkman found investigators failed to properly inform Maricela Diaz, accused of killing 16-year-old Jasmine Guevara in November 2009, of her Miranda rights. Diaz was 15 at the time of her alleged involvement in the crime and is now 17.


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