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A Teen Arrested in Connection to a Murder in Odessa Will Be Tried as an Adult

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA- Jorge Leyva was 16-years-old at the time of the deadly shooting, but recently turned 17.

He was arrested for the murder of 23-year-old Gabriel Castillo at Floyd Gwin Park.

The decision to try Leyva as an adult was made yesterday at a court hearing.

19-year-old Cesar Ulate is also charged with capital murder in the shooting.

Officers are still looking for 20-year-old Adolfo Renteria for his involvement in the shooting.

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