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Apr 23, 2015 | via MyHighPlains.com
The Honorable Fred Van Soelen sentenced 44-year-old Arnoldo Navarette to life in prison plus 3 years for the 1993 shooting death of Portales resident, 30-year-old Reynaldo Ornelas, Sr. Navarette fled the scene after the shooting and had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for some 16 years. He was arrested in Odessa, TX, in 2009, where he was working under an alias name. Comment?
Apr 23, 2015 | via KOB-TV New Mexico
A man whose earlier murder conviction in a 1993 killing in Portales was overturned has been sentenced to life in prison plus three years after being convicted a second time. The 9th Judicial District Attorney's Office said 44-year-old Arnoldo Navarette was sentenced Thursday after being convicted Feb. 6 by a jury. Comment?
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