Thursday, April 25, 2013

Has the Jury reached a verdict? Why yes, they did

Well, that certainly didn't take a jury long to reach their conclusions as to punishment did it?

Good Job Jury and to the Bexar County DA's Office.

Rapist sentenced to life after second victim revealed
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News
A Leon Valley man already serving a 20-year sentence for the 2008 rape of one woman was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison for the beating and rape of another woman months later.

It took jurors 25 minutes to determined Richard M. Lopez's sentences, which also included a maximum 20-year term for the aggravated assault. The group also ordered $20,000 in fines.

State District Judge Ron Rangel ordered the sentences to be served concurrently with each other and with Lopez's previous sentence. Lopez, 26, won't be eligible to apply for parole for 30 years.

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