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Guatemalan National Sentenced for Illegal Reentry After Deportation

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

BOSTON - A Guatemalan national was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for illegal reentry after deportation.

Manuel Castillo-Coroy, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Patti B. Saris to 10 months in prison and three years of supervised release.  Upon completion of this sentence, Castillo-Coroy will again be placed into removal proceedings and deported to Guatemala. Castillo-Coroy pleaded guilty in March 2017.

Federal authorities encountered Castillo-Coroy in September 2016, and determined him to be unlawfully present in the U.S. Castillo-Coroy had previously been deported in July 2013, February 2012, and April 2011.

Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb and Matthew J. Etre, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Boston, made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kenneth G. Shine of Weinreb’s Major Crimes Unit prosecuted the case.

Updated June 7, 2017