HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A Houston man is going to prison for 40 years after he killed his girlfriend and tried to make it look like a suicide.
Mario Abigail Ramirez, 23, entered a guilty plea for murder and was sentenced to 40 years behind bars.
Ramirez killed Aileen Gardenia Nava, 23, in a home in the 1100 block of Blalock in August 2015. When police were called to the home at 4:30am, Ramirez originally told them Nava had shot herself. She was dead at the scene. After further questioning, detectives determined Ramirez was the suspect in the case.
Man gets 40 years in prison after trying to make girlfriend's death look like suicide