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February 27, 2013
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Hearing set in shooting death

A hearing is March 12 for a 39-year-old woman who has been in Douglas County Jail for nearly a year, charged in the 2011 shooting death of a Topaz Ranch Estates man.

District Attorney Mark Jackson and defense attorney Kris Brown agreed to the delay Tuesday to review the case against Jeanine Marie Escandon.

She is facing charges of open murder with use of a deadly weapon, and grand larceny of a motor vehicle.

Escandon has not been arraigned, and is being held in Douglas County Jail on $1 million bail.

Escandon is accused of shooting 59-year-old Norman Welch between …

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