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July 31, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Judge Gives Life Without Parole for Students’ Murders

Jose Canales-Yanez was sentenced to life without parole for the murders of two Northwest High School students last year. Canales-Yanez insisted he was innocent. Circuit Court Judge David Boynton disagreed imposing Maryland’s harshest punishment. A jury convicted Canales-Yanez for the June 5 murders of Shadi Najjar and Artem Ziberov, two Northwest High School students who […]

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January 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Judge Finds Canales-Yanez Guilty in Najjar, Ziberov Murders

Jose Canales-Yanez was one of four killers of two boys nearing graduation last June, a Montgomery County judge ruled Thursday. Canales, 26, faces life without parole when he is sentenced March 28, State’s Attorney John McCarthy said at a news conference after the judge rendered his verdicts. Life without parole is the stiffest penalty in […]

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June 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Judge Denies Bail for 3 Defendants Accused of Killing 2 Northwest High School Students

Three defendants charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder are being held with no bail after a Monday district court hearing before Judge John Moffett. The defendants are accused in the June 5 slayings of Shadi Najjar (17) and Artem Ziberov (18). Edgar Garcia-Gaona, Jose Ovilson Canales-Yanez […]

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June 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Manger Announces Arrests of Three Suspects in Double Homicide Case (VIDEO)

At a Saturday night news conference, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger announced that three people have been arrested for the homicides of 17-year-old Shadi Najjar and 18-year-old Artem Ziberov. According to police, the Germantown teens were shot to death as they sat in a parked car in the 8200 block of Gallery Court in […]

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