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Man indicted in fatal restaurant shooting

LAWRENCEVILLE - A suspect in the slaying of a 25-year-old Norcross man last October was indicted by a grand jury in Gwinnett this week.

Carlos Alberto Saravia-Espinal, who was 22 at the time of his arrest, was indicted Wednesday on single counts of murder, felony murder and aggravated assault and three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The charges stem from the Oct. 14, 2006, shooting death of Jose Mucino-Montez.

According to previous reports from Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. Darren Moloney, the incident occurred that morning at Las Tortas Locas restaurant in Norcross.

Witnesses at the scene said the incident began with an altercation about the way the victim was looking at Saravia-Espinal's girlfriend, which led to the shooting.

According to the police report, an officer on the scene found the victim with a single entry wound near his navel.

Saravia-Espinal fled the scene, but he was arrested a few days later. He is facing life in prison if convicted on one or both of the murder charges.

Indictment in alleged bigamy case

In another case, one of the men accused of being married to several different women at one time was indicted this week.

Alvin Lorenzo Murdock of Norcross, who was 37 at the time of his arrest, has been indicted on five counts of bigamy and one count of marijuana possession.

The police were told of the case by Superior Court Judge Michael Clark, Moloney said in a previous report.

Murdock's possession charge stems from marijuana found on him during his arrest.

Another man accused of bigamy in Gwinnett, William James Fairley of College Park, who has seven pending bigamy warrants, had not been indicted as of Friday, said Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney Dawn Taylor.