Anthony J. Garcia ruled competent to stand trial in four slayings

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    Dr. Anthony Garcia walks to a hearing at the Douglas County Courthouse in Omaha on Feb. 7, 2014.

Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 12:00 am

Dr. Anthony Garcia is competent to stand trial on charges that he killed four Omahans five years apart, a Douglas County judge ruled Friday.

Garcia is charged with first-degree murder in the May 2013 deaths of Dr. Roger Brumback and his wife, Mary, and in the March 2008 deaths of 11-year-old Thomas Hunter and house cleaner Shirlee Sherman.

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