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Man gets 17 years to life for killing ex-girlfriend

Original post made on Nov 4, 2012

A man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in East Palo Alto and then fled to Mexico in 1995 was sentenced today, Nov. 1, to 17 years to life in prison, Al Serrato, San Mateo County assistant district attorney, said.

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Posted by bru
a resident of Crescent Park
on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:21 am

bru is a registered user.

murdered someone and ran away for 17 years, and only gets 17 years?????
way too lenient in my opinion.


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Posted by Ducatigirl
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:51 pm

Ducatigirl is a registered user.

it is never enough for taking a life, especially in an exacerbated situation such as killing the woman in front of her toddler daughter!


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