Boy, 8, Charged With Murder

Accused of plotting shooting of dad, friend

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    Nov. 8, 2008: The house where Vincent Romero, 29, and Timothy Romans, 39, of San Carlos, Ariz., were found fatally shot.

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    Nov. 8, 2008: Police Chief Roy Melnick is photographed at the St. Johns Police station in St. Johns, Ariz. Police in this small eastern Arizona community are looking into the possibility that an 8-year-old boy who is charged with killing his father and another man with a rifle had been abused, the police chief said Saturday.

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    Nov. 10, 2008: Some of the approximately 600 attendees of Vincent Romero's funeral service greet each other and file into the St. John the Baptist church in St. Johns, Ariz. Police say that Romero's son shot and killed him and another man in their home last Wednesday.

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    Nov. 10, 2008: A man arrives at the funeral of Vincent Romero at the St. John the Baptist church in St. Johns, Ariz. Police say that Romero's son shot and killed him and another man in their home last Wednesday.

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    Nov. 10, 2008: David McMillan, of St. John the Baptist church, talks to the media after the funeral service for Vincent Romero in St. Johns, Ariz. Romero's son has been charged in the death of his father and another man in their home earlier this week.

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    Nov. 8, 2008: The Very Rev. John Paul Sauter in St. Johns, Ariz. The Roman Catholic priest, who presided over the wedding of Vincent Romero, 29, who police say was fatally shot by his 8-year-old son, said Saturday that the man and his wife had consulted him about whether the boy should have a gun. Sauter said Romero wanted his son to learn how to hunt while his new bride Tiffany had suggested the boy have a BB gun. 'He wanted to make sure the kid wasn't afraid of guns, knew how to handle it,' Sauter said.

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    Nov. 10, 2008: Attendees of Vincent Romero's funeral service stand together around the hearse as Romero's casket is carried from St. John the Baptist church in St. Johns, Ariz. Romero's son, 8, has been charged in the death of his father and another man in their home earlier this week.

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    Nov. 10, 2008: The Apache County Court House in St. Johns, Ariz. A hearing was held Monday afternoon for a double homicide case in which an 8-year-old boy has been charged with the death of his father, Vincent Romero, and Timothy Romans, a 39-year-old man who rented a room in their house.

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