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Defendants make 1st appearance in Topeka homicide

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Two men accused in the death of a 34-year-old Topeka woman have been extradited to Kansas from Texas.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/14rw8ha ) that 20-year-old Benjamin Brian Anaya, and 20-year-old Gabino Campos Alcala, both of El Paso, Texas, are charged with felony first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit felony first-degree murder in the Oct. 18 shooting death of Ashley Alcala at her Topeka home.

Two other people are also charged in Ashley Alcala's death, and are scheduled to stand trial in March.

Anaya and Gabino Alcala were booked into the Shawnee County jail on Tuesday and are being held on $1 million bond each. They made their first court appearance Tuesday.

Their next hearing is scheduled for Feb. 7.

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Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com