LONG BEACH, Calif. - A Southern California man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his role in the 2009 murder of woman to steal a laptop loaded with stolen credit data.
Thirty-nine year old Daniel Keith Martinez was found guilty in February of murder and robbery in the shooting of Ginie Samayoa.
He was sentenced Monday by Superior Court Judge Mark Kim.
Prosecutors say the 27-year-old woman was using the computer to commit identity theft and Martinez and two accomplices wanted stolen credit account numbers stored on it.
Samayoa's body was found inside her Toyota in an alley in Los Angeles' San Pedro neighborhood with a gunshot to the head.
Two others were earlier sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.