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News Release
Eloy Carrera Jr. pleads guilty to murder, robbery and unlawful use of a weapon - 02/14/18

At a hearing this morning before the honorable Judge Hart, Eloy Carrera Jr. (22 years old) entered pleas of guilty to Murder with a Firearm, two counts of Robbery in the First Degree, and two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Sentencing is set in the same courtroom on February 28, 2018 at 9:00 am. These charges stemmed from a shooting on August 1, 2016 in the 4800 block of Jean Court NE in Salem that caused the death of Brett White (44 years old). No further information will be released as charges are pending on a second defendant, Denzel Cortez Hawthorne.

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