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Twin brothers charged in robbery, slaying of woman in South L.A.
Twin brothers charged in robbery, slaying of woman in South L.A.

Eighteen-year-old twin brothers have been charged with capital murder in connection with a South Los Angeles robbery and fatal stabbing of a 62-year-old seamstress in December, authorities said. Kenyata Blake and Keishon Blake were each charged with one count of murder and two counts of second-degree robbery with special circumstances, police said at an afternoon news conference. Police said the brothers are also believed to be involved in a Mid-City robbery that occurred Jan. 23. That victim was not killed. LAPD Det. Robert Lait said both robbery victims were middle-aged or older and were walking alone at the time of the attacks. Lait added that there are a number of unsolved...

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