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Norwalk Slaying Suspects Held on High Bond

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    Two Stamford men accused of shooting a Norwalk gas station clerk have been ordered held on bond in excess of $1 million.

    Jose Joaquin Morales, 32, of Stamford was shot in the head during an October 2009 robbery and died two days later after family members decided to remove him from life support.

    Investigators said Morales and patrons were ordered to lie on the floor during the robbery. As the suspects were leaving, one turned and shot Morales.

    Alain Leconte, 22, and Mustafa Jacobs, 24, were arraigned on Thursday in Norwalk Superior Court. Leconte was held on $3 million bond, Jacobs on $1 million.

    Investigators said Morales and patrons were ordered to lie on the floor during the robbery. As the suspects were leaving, one turned and shot Morales.

    The suspects were arrested on Wednesday.