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Murder defendant Maricela Diaz leaves court in August 2011. (Republic file photo)

New judge takes over teen murder case

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A new judge is presiding over a Hanson County murder case, and a new trial date has been set.

Judge Timothy Bjorkman was felony murder regarding allegations appointed to the case of Maricela Diaz.


Diaz is accused of masterminding the murder of Mitchell teenager Jasmine Guevara in November 2009.

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