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Immigrant brothers and sisters charged in the dairy colleague’s death

SANDUSKY, Mich. – Two brothers, who immigration authorities say that in the U.S. illegally have been charged with murder in the death of a colleague in Michigan.

The body of the 42-year-old Brica Flores-Rivera was found Sept. 1 in Buel Township, 85 miles (135 kilometers) north of Detroit. Sheriff Garry Biniecki told the Huron Daily Tribune that the three lived together in Flynn Township. The Bay City Times says that the three works on a dairy farm.

Leobardo Torres-Castillo, and his sister, Francisca Vargas-Castillo, charged with the murder. Messages seeking comment were on their way to their lawyers Wednesday.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says all three are from Mexico and have no permission to be in the country.

A hearing to determine whether they should be sent to the trial is set for Oct. 16.

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