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SALT LAKE CITY -- A judge has ruled there is enough evidence to try the man accused of gunning down a salon owner in Salt Lake nearly two years ago.

Miguel Mateos-Martinez is accused of shooting and killing Faviola Hernandez during a robbery at The Shop salon in August of 2007.

Suspect to stand trial for salon murder

Mateos-Martinez fled to Baja, Mexico after the killing but was tracked down by U.S. Marshals last July.

He now faces one count of aggravated murder along with aggravated assault and robbery charges.

The getaway driver, Jesus Jimenez, has already been convicted of murder and robbery for his role in the crime. He's serving 21 years to life in prison.

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