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Hearing continued for self-proclaimed hit man

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A hearing for a man who allegedly confessed to more than 30 murders has been continued.

It was set to begin in Lawrence County Thursday morning.

Jose Martinez was charged with murder in connection with the June 2013 shooting death of Jose Ruiz. Martinez also faces nine capital murder charges in California and is  charged with two murders in Florida.

Authorities said Martinez allegedly told investigators he had been killing people in other states for more than 30 years and had worked as a contract killer for drug cartels.

A new date has not been set.

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