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DA files open murder charge

The man accused of killing 19-year-old Desiree Bragg when he pinned her against a house with his vehicle is facing a murder charge.Carson City prosecutors filed an open murder with a deadly weapon charge against 28-year-old Carson City resident Leonardo Cardoza in the incident that occurred on Saturday.Bragg died Wednesday afternoon after being flown to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.“It still appears to be a very sad, horrific attack on that young lady,” Sheriff Ken Furlong said.Cardoza will be arraigned on the new charge today in Justice Court.Cardoza allegedly began tailgating Bragg and her fianc, Steven Castro, from Highway …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 4, 2013 01:16PM Published Feb 1, 2013 04:33AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.