Corcoran man convicted of first degree murder

Saturday, May 26, 2012

A Kings County jury has convicted a Corcoran man of first degree murder for killing his wife.

Manuel Aguilar walked into the Corcoran Police Department in June of last year and confessed to officers that he had killed his wife.

Police discovered Aguilar's wife's body at the couple's home. Aguilar's wife, Hermina Gamez, had been stabbed multiple times.

Aguilar's sentencing has been set for June 22. He could face a punishment of 25 years to life in prison.

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