Texas man gets 35 years for killing ‘innocent stranger' he mistook for thief

A Texas auto shop owner has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after he shot dead an innocent man he falsely accused of being a thief — and then ...

January 24, 2023
11:22 PM

A Texas auto shop owner has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after he shot dead an innocent man he falsely accused of being a thief — and then later fled the country to his native El Salvador to evade justice. 'A man who intentionally kills an innocent stranger and then does everything he can to cover up his crime and run from accountability deserves to spend decades in prison for the pain he caused,' Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said in a statement. Oscar Aristides Garcia, 35, was sentenced last Wednesday after pleading guilty to murder for the Oct.

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