TAMPA (CBSMiami/AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a man who was operating a marijuana growing operation in his home.
A judge in Hillsborough County sentenced Yuniel Sentmanat-Gonzalez, 41, on Wednesday after a jury convicted him late Tuesday night of first-degree felony murder, burglary of a dwelling, and attempted robbery.READ MORE: Florida Records Highest One-Day Total Of COVID Cases With 21,000
Sentmanat-Gonzalez and five others wearing masks shattered a sliding glass door and rushed into the man’s Brandon home in 2015. The man fought back and pulled the mask off one of the attackers while pushing them out of the house.READ MORE: Activists Hold 'Down With The Chains' Rally At Bayfront Park Saturday
The victim’s girlfriend saw Sentmanat-Gonzalez’s face. The mask left at the scene also contained his DNA and he left fingerprints at the scene, according to the Hillsborough state attorney’s office.MORE NEWS: Dolphins' Xavien Howard Back At Practice Open To Fans
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