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Coconino County Attorney's Office says state won't seek death penalty in starved Flagstaff boy case

FILE - In this March 4, 2020, file photo, Wanda Ahasteen stops by a memorial for a 6-year-old boy in Flagstaff, Ariz. Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty against the family of the 6-year-old Flagstaff boy who was locked in a closet and died of starvation. The boy's parents and paternal grandmother have pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, kidnapping and child abuse charges in the boy's death. An autopsy determined that Deshaun Martinez died of starvation in early March 2020. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP, File)

FILE - In this March 4, 2020, file photo, Wanda Ahasteen stops by a memorial for a 6-year-old boy in Flagstaff, Ariz. Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty against the family of the 6-year-old Flagstaff boy who was locked in a closet and died of starvation. The boy's parents and paternal grandmother have pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder, kidnapping and child abuse charges in the boy's death. An autopsy determined that Deshaun Martinez died of starvation in early March 2020. (Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP, File)

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