- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - The last of three people convicted in the 2011 killing of a woman outside a Burger King in Alamogordo has been sentenced to life in prison and an additional 26 years.

The Alamogordo Daily News (https://bit.ly/1qLrpFA ) reports that District Judge James W. Counts sentenced Alexias Torres on Tuesday on convictions of first-degree murder and other crimes stemming from the killing of 33-year-old Shavon Twitty.

Fellow defendant Jonathan Montoya confessed to firing the fatal shots, although he said he had only intended to fire a warning shot. He was sentenced to life in prison.

A third person, Melissa Mathis, pleaded guilty last year to second-degree murder and is serving a 16-year sentence.

Prosecutors said Mathis and Twitty were involved romantically and had broken up shortly before Twitty’s death.

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