Trial to start Monday for man accused of killing sibling

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MURRIETA  - Jury selection is slated to get underway next week for the murder trial of a 30-year-old man accused of shooting his older brother during a fight at their Sage home. Edgar Hernan Mancia is charged in the June 2019 death of 29-year-old Daniel Mancia. During a status hearing Thursday, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Timothy Freer set pretrial motions and juror screening to start Monday at the Southwest Justice Center in Murrieta. According to a trial brief filed by the prosecution, the brothers were notorious for turning combative with one another, and Daniel Mancia, who was two inches taller and 50 pounds heavier than Edgar, was known to prevail much of the time. The brief, filed by Deputy District Attorney Josh DeGonia, said that on the night of June 16, 2019, anothe
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