Man gets probation for murder

October 30, 2009 3:00:52 PM PDT
A young man who pleaded guilty to the murder of an elderly woman has received probation.Raziel Munoz was sentenced to 10 years of probation for the murder of 78-year-old Velia Ortega. The sentence was reached due to a plea deal.

Munoz was the getaway driver in the July 2008 drive-by shooting. Earlier this week, Bruno Avilas and Andrew Garcia were tried and convicted for the murder. Avilas was sentenced to 99 years, while Garcia was sentenced to 70 years.

Ortega died a few weeks after the shooting. She was Houston's first female Hispanic police officer.

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