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Amanda Rosas, left, poses for a photo with her sister Michelle Johnson, who was found dead in a double homicide in September 2018 alongside Dward Kitchens, 34.

Amanda Rosas, 31, scrolled through old photos and videos of her deceased sister outside the courtroom on Tuesday where the man accused of her murder was on trial.

“She was just so bubbly and energetic,” Rosas said of Michelle Johnson, a 31-year-old Victoria resident who was found dead in an apparent double homicide in September 2018 alongside Dward Kitchens, 34, also of Victoria. “I just don’t know how someone could do this.”

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Chase covers breaking news, crime and courts for the Advocate. He graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor's in mass communication and journalism. He can be reached at 361-574-1286, crogers@vicad.com or at @chasedrogers on Twitter.

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