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District Attorney May Seek Death Penalty In Double Slaying

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(photo: Office of Public Information/LVPD)

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(Las Vegas, NV)  —  Accused killer Bryan Clay could face the death penalty for the brutal slayings of a local mother and her daughter.  District Attorney Steve Wolfson says his office will consider capital punishment against the 22-year-old Clay.  Police believe he was high on drugs and alcohol when he allegedly killed Yadira Martinez and her ten-year-old daughter Karla on April 15th, and sexually assaulted a 50-year-old woman the same day.  Attorney’s for Clay entered a not guilty plea on Wednesday.

Clay is also accused of assaulting his pregnant ex-girlfriend.  He remains held in isolation without bail at the Clark County Detention Center.

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