Man Received Life in Prison for Clovis Triple Murder

September 11, 2009 5:43:16 PM PDT
A man accused of organizing a triple murder in Clovis, will spend the rest of his life in prison.Gilberto Sanchez received 47-years plus three life terms for each of the three men he was convicted of killing in 2005.

Authorities say the victims were tied up and shot execution style after going to a home in Clovis, to watch a soccer game. Another victim managed to escape.

Sanchez is the second person to go to trial for the murders. Gabina Basurto is already serving a life sentence for the crimes.

A jury found Sanchez guilty of ordering the executions.

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