Tulare man charged with murder

The Fresno BeeJune 27, 2014 

A Tulare man was charged with murder Friday for allegedly shooting a Clovis man during a robbery in January, the Tulare County District Attorney said.

James Silas, 18, was charged with murder with a special circumstance because the murder occurred during a robbery at gunpoint. The victim was Eric Osborne, 32, who was killed on Jan. 8 at Whitendale Park in Visalia.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Visalia Police Department.

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