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4 men indicted in kidnapping turned fatal

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Sep 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 13:46:43-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - — A federal grand jury indicted four men for kidnapping that resulted in the deaths of two Lexington men.

According to federal court documents, Rosario Diaz Barraza, 29, Ramon Camacho Zepeda, 51, Josė Felix Tlatenchi, 37, and Tomás Tlatenchi, 37, were each indicted Thursday for offenses related to the kidnapping and homicide of Josė Olascoaga, 29, and Marco Antonio Tunai Ortiz, 27, both of Lexington.

All four defendants are charged with one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping that resulted in death, and one count of interstate transportation of stolen vehicles.

The indictment alleges that the charged offenses occurred on or about September 11, 2017, at a business located on Blue Sky Parkway in Lexington. The victims were discovered on September 14, 2017, in the trunk of a Volkswagen Jetta at the Blue Sky Parkway crime scene.