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3 people sent to prison for murder in Tahuya

Three of the four people involved in a January shooting death in Tahuya were each sentenced to at least 12 years in prison July 7 in Mason County Superior Court.

Judge Monty Cobb sentenced all three people, handing down a 15-year sentence to Jacob Elijah Joe Ualika. Ualika, 24, pled guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the killing of Alejandro Rodriguez, 28, who was killed by gunshot wounds to the head and chest, according to the affidavit of probable cause.

Brenda Maja Hudson-Culp, 28, pled guilty to second-degree murder in May and was sentenced to 12½ years in prison. Crystal Marie...


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