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Man sentenced in murder of Army vet girlfriend found near Las Vegas

Posted on AllSides February 16th, 2023
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico man was sentenced to 33 years in prison Thursday for the 2019 murder of his girlfriend, a retired U.S. Army veteran whose remains were found nearly two years later in the Nevada desert. The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office said 61-year-old Jerry Jay of Farmington was sentenced after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping. They said it was the first case prosecuted under the murdered and missing indigenous person bill passed last year. Prosecutors said Cecilia Finona, a 59-year-old Farmington resident of Navajo...

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