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Tucson man gets life in drug-related killing- Murder Attorney in Mesa Arizona


Tucson man gets life in drug-related killing- Murder Attorney in Mesa Arizona

Article from AZ central

“A Tucson man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder for the second time.

Pima County prosecutors say 21-year-old Mario Ramon-Antonio Acedo was sentenced Wednesday. He will be eligible for parole after serving 25 years.

Acedo was charged in the shooting death of Christopher Montano during a drug-related robbery in August 2010.

A judge granted Acedo a second trial after learning a few jurors walking to a downtown restaurant were flashed some sort of hand signals by a group driving by in an attempt to intimidate them.

The Arizona Daily Star says attorneys learned a juror wrote a letter instructing people to contact the judge if something happened to her.

Acedo was convicted again in February.”

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