Refugio pleads guilty

District court proceedings began and wrapped up yesterday in the prosecution of Refugio Quijano Jr., of Uvalde, who was charged with the September 2010 murder of Luis Melchor. Quijano, 44, was on trial for first degree murder after being indicted by a Uvalde County grand jury on Feb. 7, 2011. According to local attorney Rogelio Muñoz, who was representing Quijano, a plea agreement was made early in the trial and a six-year sentence was handed down.
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