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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Two Ogden teenagers have been ordered to stand trial in 2nd District Court on murder charges in the shooting of a 47-year-old woman who was sleeping in her home last summer.

The Standard-Examiner reports Judge Jennifer Valencia ruled during a preliminary hearing Tuesday there was sufficient evidence to prosecute 16-year-old Daniel Garcia and 17-year-old Jordan Zamora in the killing of Maria Sanchez in August.

Garcia is charged with murder, obstructing justice and possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person.

Zamora is charged with the same three counts, in addition to the use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Police say one of the teens fired seven shots or more into a residence where Sanchez was asleep. She died the next day.

Detectives used surveillance footage at a nearby gas station to identify Sanchez as one of the suspects.


Information from: Standard-Examiner,