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Inland News PE.com Southern California News News for Inland Southern California
More than two months -- and 83 witnesses -- after opening statements, the prosecution rested Tuesday in the capital murder trial of a Rialto couple accused in the sex slaying of a Las Vegas teenager.
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Michael Forrest Thornton, 50, and his girlfriend, Janeen Marie Snyder, 26, are charged with shooting 16-year-old Michelle Curran, who had disappeared April 4, 2001, on her way to school.
Although forensic evidence indicates that Snyder fired the gun, she and Thornton both are accused of first-degree murder with special circumstances of kidnapping, rape, torture and committing the crime during a burglary.