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Portales man sentenced in 2016 double homicide

Jose Zapata receives 13 years in plea agreement.

A Portales man accused of killing two people in 2016 was sentenced Tuesday to 13 years in prison. Jose Zapata, 39, pleaded no-contest to voluntary manslaughter charges in both slayings.

District Judge Donna Mowrer pronounced Zapata guilty of the Marc...

 
 
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