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Antolin Garcia Torres' plea postponed

Antolin Garcia Torres, 21 of Morgan Hill, was charged Thursday with murdering Sierra LaMar, 15, who has been missing since March 16. The charge filed by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office includes a special circumstance of kidnapping. Garcia Torres appeared at his scheduled arraignment hearing at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose where the charge was read. He stared straight ahead with his head down, and didn’t say anything as he was notified of the charge. He did not enter a plea, and the hearing was continued to May 31 at the same courtroom. Garcia Torres remains in custody without bail. He was assigned an attorney from the public defender’s office. Garcia Torres was arrested Monday night by Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputies on suspicion of kidnapping and murdering the 15-year-old Sobrato High School sophomore, after sheriff’s detectives as well as authorities from the FBI and other agencies had been watching him as a suspect for more than a month.

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