Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

4 Florence prisoners convicted of killing inmate

June 15, 2011
0

DENVER — A federal jury in Denver has found four Florence prison inmates guilty in the beating death of an inmate.

Authorities say Pablo Zuniga-Garcia was killed because the other inmates thought he was a snitch on gang members, according to the Denver Post.

The 33-year-old man was serving a 54-month sentence in the Federal Correctional Institution for an illegal-immigration conviction when he was beaten to death in his cell in 2008.

Jose Augustin Pluma, Juan Martin Ruelas, Mark Rosalez and Justin Hernandez were convicted Tuesday. They will be sentenced Aug. 25 in U.S. District Court in Denver.

___

Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

Some news is free.
Exceptional journalism takes time, effort and your support.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.