Marin Co. trail may be renamed in honor of slain yoga instructor

Steve Carter, a yoga teacher who was fatally shot on a trail near Fairfax, Calif., is seen smiling with his wife in this undated image. (KGO-TV)

The Marin County trail where a well-known yoga instructor was killed may soon be named in his honor. Steve Carter, 67, was shot and killed while hiking with his dog on October 5.

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The Marin County Parks Department says it has received nearly 20 requests to rename Gunshot Fire Road in Fairfax, near where Carter's body was found, to the Steve Carter Trail.

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The department says it will take requests for other names for the trail until December 1.

Three drifters have been arrested in Carter's death and the death of a Canadian woman. They are due back in court in Marin County on Monday.

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