2nd suspect in grocery store owner murder will go to trial

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BRIDGEPORT -

A second suspect in the killing of a grocery store owner in Bridgeport will go to trial.

Trey Lopez entered a not guilty plea Wednesday for the 2015 robbery and murder of Jose Salgado.

Salgado and his wife Maria were closing up their store in the Hollow neighborhood when police say Lopez and another man killed him.

That other man, Leighton Vanderberg, pleaded guilty to the murder in July of last year. He is currently serving a 40-year sentence.

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