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Illegal immigrant charged with murder of two teens to go to trial this week

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - An illegal immigrant charged in the deaths of two teens could make a court appearance on Thursday.

According to court documents, a status hearing is scheduled for Feliz Ortega Thursday morning.

Ortega is charged with murder for the deaths of 16-year-old Leigh Anna Jimmerson and 19-year-old Tad Mattle.

Police say Ortega caused the accident that killed the teens in April 2009.

Officers say his blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit at the time.

His trial is set to start June 21st.

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