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Man sentenced to 50 years in prison for May 2008 murder

Posted at 1:10 PM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 16:10:44-05

Elezar Morales Ambriz was sentenced to 50 years in prison today, Friday, February 3, 2017.

In May 2008, Ambriz shot Juan Botello Ponce on Lomita Drive in Southeast Bakersfield. On January 5, 2017, Ambriz was found guilty of the murder in Kern County court.

Ambriz has already served 10 years in prison.