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Garden City Man Gets Hard 50

KSCB News - January 11, 2012 8:12 am

A Garden City man will serve at least
50 years in prison for killing a 16-year-old girl whose body he
left in a trash bin.
Joaquin De Anda was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with no
chance of parole for 50 years for the December 2008 death of
16-year-old Julia Quintana of Deerfield. Her body was found in a
trash bin behind De Anda’s Garden City apartment.
De Anda had pleaded
guilty to one count of premeditated first-degree murder. As part of
the plea agreement, charges of rape and aggravated sodomy were
dropped.
De Anda admitted inviting Quintana to his home to watch a movie.
At some point he attacked and choked her, then dumped her body in
the trash bin.

 

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