- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

AURORA, Ill. (AP) - A former Chicago-area man already serving a 31-year prison term for a 2005 killing has been sentenced to an additional 20 years behind bars for a shooting death that year.

The (Aurora) Beacon-News (https://trib.in/1D220fl) reports that 25-year-old Juan Vargas agreed to the latest sentence in Kane County after pleading guilty to a first-degree murder count.

Authorities say Vargas knew rival gang members were in an Aurora house in April 2005 when he shot and killed 17-year-old Tomas Aguilar as the victim emerged from it.

Vargas has been serving a three-decade prison term related to his 2012 conviction linked to the slaying seven years earlier of Jorge Caro.

A Kane County judge ordered that Vargas serve the prison sentences one after the other.


Information from: The Beacon-News, https://beaconnews.chicagotribune.com/

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