Nathan Gogo here with the weekend outlook: More sunshine with warm and breezy conditions in store of Sunday. A cool Sunday night expected with clear skies and low's near 50.
CORPUS CHRISTI (December 7, 2012)—Former Alice police Officer Jose Gonzales III is headed to prison after jurors convicted him of capital murder in the 2011 shooting death of his estranged common-law wife.
Prosecutors did not seek the death penalty so Gonzales received an automatic life prison term after being the jury returned the verdict Thursday.
Judge Angelica Hernandez also sentenced Gonzales to life in prison for his conviction for burglary of a habitation to commit aggravated assault in the same incident.
The sentences will be served concurrently.
Investigators say Gonzales attacked Leslie Morin on Dec. 12, 2011 at the home she shared with her mother, who wasn't hurt.
He fled with the couple's 8-year-old son before surrendering in Alice.
Authorities have said Morin left Gonzales about two weeks before the shooting.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.