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Second hearing set for man accused of being killer for hire

Martinez was accused of killing a man in Lawrence County in 2013. Martinez was accused of killing a man in Lawrence County in 2013.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

The man accused of being a killer for hire for a Mexican gang appeared before a Lawrence County Judge on Friday morning.

Attorneys for Jose Martinez made their case on several motions, including a request for a change of venue. The judge set a second hearing for more motions on June 4.

Martinez was accused of killing a man in Lawrence County in 2013. While in custody, he reportedly confessed to dozens of others murders in other states.

Authorities in Florida and California linked him to crimes in those states already.

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