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Chowchilla men get life without parole for 2008 execution-style murder

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webmaster | 06/22/13

Two Chowchilla men convicted of first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder were both sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday.

Jesus Reynoso Flores, 25, and Jose Flores Ventura, 27, were sentenced by Judge James Oakley inside Madera Superior Court around 10 a.m.

The two were convicted in April for the 2008 execution-style murder of 18-year-old Alberto Torres at a Chowchilla dairy five years ago when Flores walked up behind him and fired twice from close range.

Another worker, Sergio Alejandre, was shot in the back of the head as well but survived, leading to the attempted murder charge...


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