Temple: Guilty plea in murder case sends local man to prison

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TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Manuel Leija, 20, is headed to prison after pleading guilty to murder in a shooting that left another man dead in 2014 in Temple.

Leija was sentenced Thursday to 38 years in prison for the October 2014 shooting death of Julian Anguiano, 22.

He died at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple after he was shot in the head and upper body while sitting in his car outside of the Wildwood apartment complex, in Temple.

Officers found Anguiano slumped over the steering wheel of his car.