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Suspect gets deal that upsets families of victims

WEST JORDAN Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A man connected to a triple murder case in Midvale could get probation for his crime.
WEST JORDAN Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - A man connected to a triple murder in Midvale last February may get probation for his involvement.
Davis Fotu pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice charges for giving suspected triggerman Davis Fresques the getaway car. Fotu also pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for beating up a motel worker unrelated to the murder case.

"He'll get probation (for obstruction) and a 3-year jail sentence (for assault) if he testifies," says his attorney Rudy Bautista. "He'll get that instead of going to prison."

The deal requires Fotu to testify in Fresques' upcoming preliminary hearing in February.
Fresques is facing capital murder charges for killing two women Shontay Young and Danielle Lucero and Omar Jarman at the home.
Lucero's father wasn't happy with the deal.

"I don't like it," says Andy Lucero. "He should be charged like the same as the defendant. They were in the same house, they knew each others thoughts."

Danielle Lucero left behind three children. Lisa Silva is now raising those children.

"They can still see their family members and my girls can see their mom at the cemetery," says Silva. "They (children) get to see her face on a headstone. To take a plea deal for a lighter sentence I don't agree with that.

Police suspect drugs were an issue that caused Fresques to allegedly shoot his victims.
But Jarman's sister believes it was her brother that caused the deaths of the two women.

"I think this was all about my brother and I think two innocent women lost their lives because of choices," says Cathy Candelaria. "They weren't in a good place either but this was all about my brother."

Fotu remains in jail and will be sentenced for the obstruction and assault charges after Fresques' prelminary hearing in February.
His attorney says Fotu was in the house at the time of the shooting. Bautista wouldn't go into details about what Fotu saw but says it will help the prosecution's case.
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