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Couple in Dismemberment Case Could Get Death Penalty

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A Pennsylvania couple renting a Downtown hotel room near Skid Row could face the death penalty for their accused role in the murder and dismemberment of 49-year-old man, according to LA Now. Today Edward Garcia, Jr, and his wife, Melissa, made their first court appearance following their arrest on the street in Hollywood on Friday, and "they were charged with murder with special circumstance allegations that could bring the death penalty." The body of Herbert White was found in several pieces inside the Garcia's vacated room at the Continental Hotel on November 29th.