Alleged Street Racers Due Back in Court

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Gary Balyan, the alleged driver of a Ford Mustang that crashed during an illegal street race, killing two spectators, has been charged with murder and is due in court July 8th for a preliminary hearing. Balyan has pled not guilty to the murders of Eric Siguenza, 26, and Wilson Thomas Wong, 50. Both men died when the car allegedly being driven by the Balyan spun out of control during an illegal street race in Chatsworth on Feb. 26, the prosecutor said.

Henry Michael Gevorgyan, 22, and Irael Valenzuela, 39, also face two counts of murder for their
involvement in my the same case and are due back in court for a pretrial hearing on August 12th.

All three men face a maximum possible sentence of 30 years to life in state prison.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Traffic Division.

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