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Trial date set for Houston teen accused of killing 16-year-old girlfriend

Prosecutors say Frank DeLeon shot Diamond Alvarez more than 20 times in January of last year.

HOUSTON — A trial date in July has been set for the suspect accused of killing 16-year-old Diamond Alvarez.

Her boyfriend, 17-year-old Frank DeLeon. is out on bond. He appeared in court Tuesday for the hearing. Investigators say DeLeon shot Alverez more than 20 times in January of last year while the teen was walking her dog.

Prosecutors say Alvarez found out DeLeon was seeing another girl and confronted him about it.

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