Man sentenced to 10 years for 2016 murder

Published: Sep. 7, 2019 at 10:02 AM CDT
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A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter will spend a decade behind bars for the death of a man back in 2016.

Esteban Yruegas was one of the men arrested and charged with shooting and killing Cesar Javier Sarmiento three years ago on Guerrero Street.

A lookout was set for Yruegas, he was then found and arrested in Mexico and brought back to the United States.

According to reports, shots were fired, and when they got to the scene, they found Sarmiento lying on the driveway.

Police say he was shot several times.

The Webb County District Attorney’s Office confirms he pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Thursday.

Yruegas took a plea deal and will spend 10 years in prison.