Guilty plea expedites verdict.
Almost 2 months after he was brought back to the United States from Mexico, and five years after he murdered Deputy David March, Armando Garcia will spend the rest of his life in jail.
The verdict follows a guilty plea by Garcia, who was apprehended in Mexico a year ago.
LA County Supervisor Michael Antonovich issued a statement:
“As a result of a broken immigration system, this despicable crime was committed by a three-time deported, illegal alien drug trafficker. While it will not bring David back, this life sentence brings closure for the family of Deputy Sheriff David March.”
Deputy March, a Santa Clarita resident, was murdered by Garcia when he pulled over his car five years ago.