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More Charges Filed Against People Accused of Killing Boy

More Charges Filed Against People Accused of Killing Boy



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(KSL News) Two people accused of killing a young boy at the Melting Pot restaurant last month now face more charges.

Pedro Gaucin-Canales and Rebecca Hernandez-Velasco already faced first-degree felony murder charges.

Now, prosecutors have added one count each of child abuse and obstructing justice.

More Charges Filed Against People Accused of Killing Boy

Josue Contreras-Velasco, 9, died July 22. The defendants told police they put the boy into a trash can full of ice water until he became unresponsive.

An autopsy determined the boy died of hypothermia.

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