Orozco jury has made verdicts


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    PASCO, Wash. — The jury on the trial of Hector Orozco Jr. have come up with a verdict.

    Hector Orozco Jr. was found:

    -Guilty of second degree murder for count one

    -Not guilty of attempted murder in the first degree in count two

    -Guilty of murder in first degree count three

    -Guilty of assault in fourth degree

    -Guilty of assault in fourth degree for count five

    -Guilty of unlawful imprisonment in count six

    -Guilty of driving with a suspended license in count seven

    Previous Information:

    Orozco is accused of one count of murder in the second degree, one count of murder in the first degree, one count of attempted murder in the first degree, two counts of assault in the fourth degree, one count of unlawful imprisonment, one count of violation of a no contact order, one count of driving while license suspended or revoked in the third degree and one count of operating a vehicle without ignition interlock.

    One count is for 39-year-old Demetrius Graves, he was found dead in Pasco on Feburary 14, 2018 near 6th Avenue and W. Clark St.

    According to court documents Shego Gagow, who called 9-1-1 after Graves was killed, says he heard the sound of Graves being hit in the back of the head.

    Moments later Gagow saw Graves on the ground with Orozco over him.

    According to court documents an autopsy that was performed on February 15, 2018 revealed that Grave’s head had been struck several times and he had stab wounds in his chest.

    Authorities say Gagow ran away and later called 9-1-1.

    Orozco then became a potential suspect in the case according to officials.

    Detectives then say watched Orozco drive a car to the Pasco Rodeway Inn that was registered to 82-year-old Bonnie Ross.

    On February 15, 2018 Detectives visited Ross’s home to ask who she loaned her car to, according to court documents.

    They knocked on the door several times and there was no answer.

    The next day, police received a call saying Ross was found dead.

    Later examination of Ross’s body found she had two stab wounds in her back, according to court documents.

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