Accused Norwalk killers appear in court

NORWALK - Two men accused in the murder of a Norwalk gas station attendant appeared in court today.

Police say Alain LeConte and Mustafa Jacobs robbed the Shell station on West Avenue last year. They say they believe LeConte fatally shot the attendant, Jose Joaquin Morales, in the head.

LeConte was also in court yesterday, accused in a similar crime in Greenwich where the clerk was shot, but survived.

The Morales family says it is bracing for a long court battle that will hopefully end with two convictions.

The judge set bonds for LeConte at $1 million and Jacobs at $3 million.

VIDEO: Alain Leconte in court Wednesday VIDEO: Norwalk PD press conference Police make arrests in Norwalk gas station murder Family of Norwalk shooting victim relieved by arrestsSearch for killer continues 1 year laterReward offered in Norwalk gas station murderFuneral to be held for gas station clerkPolice probe Norwalk gas station shootingMan injured in Norwalk gas station robbery

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