APNewsBreak: Sheriff: Man admitted 2 slayings; gun used in 4

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of four people in Nevada over the past two weeks (all times local):

5:25 p.m.

A sheriff’s report says a 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Reno and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their home do it.

The report filed with a judge Thursday in Carson City says the gun is believed to be the weapon also used to kill two women in their homes in Gardnerville.

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Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong released the declaration of probable cause Friday in response to a request from The Associated Press.

It says Wilber Martinez-Guzman admitted using a .22-caliber revolver stolen previously from the home of Gerald and Sharon David in Reno to kill them on Jan. 16.

The gun was recovered from a BMW in which authorities arrested Martinez-Guzman on Jan. 19 in Carson City.

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10:40 a.m.

Authorities in Nevada say they’ll reveal next week how they plan to prosecute a 19-year-old from El Salvador identified as the prime suspect in four recent killings.

Top prosecutors in Nevada’s Washoe (WAH’-shoh) and Douglas counties have promised murder charges against Wilber Martinez-Guzman in the shooting deaths of a couple in Reno and two women in their homes south of Carson City — all within a one-week span.

A statement Friday from both county district attorneys said the announcement will be made Monday in Reno.

That’s where Martinez-Guzman could be tried.

Martinez-Guzman is jailed in Carson City, where he was arrested last Saturday.

He was charged on Thursday with possessing weapons and selling jewelry belonging to some of the dead.

Martinez-Guzman also is accused of being in the U.S. illegally.

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