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Gila River Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Murder

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     PHOENIX – On Feb. 9, 2015, Lorenzo Dale Flores, 20, a member of the Gila River Indian Community, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to 168 months in prison.  Flores pleaded guilty on Oct. 14, 2014, to second degree murder, occurring within the Gila River Indian Community.  

     On May 26, 2014, Flores shot the victim multiple times outside a home in Bapchule, Ariz.     

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Gila River Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Raynette Logan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:           CR-14-00923-PHX-JJT

RELEASE NUMBER:   2015-015_Flores

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Updated February 10, 2015