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Bean charged with Fernley murders

RENO — Authorities in Northern Nevada are seeking murder charges against a 25-year-old man they believe is responsible for killing five people, carjacking a newspaper deliveryman, and setting fire to an elderly couple’s home all in a matter of hours. Lyon County Sheriff Allen Veil said it appears Jeremiah Bean acted alone in the random shootings at two homes in the rural town of Fernley, and another about 30 miles west at the Interstate 80 exit for the Mustang Ranch brothel near Reno. “The only way I can describe it is senseless,” Veil said at a news conference Wednesday. Bean …

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