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Man sentenced in July 2015 shooting death in Topeka


February 15, 2019

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for a fatal shooting in 2015.

Fernando Diaz was sentenced Friday for involuntary manslaughter in the death of 22-year-old Christopher Galvan.

Topeka police responding to a call of a vehicle crash in east Topeka found Galvan inside a car suffering from a gunshot wound. He died three days later.

Diaz fled to Mexico, where he was arrested in September 2018. He originally was charged with second-degree murder.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Diaz was sentenced to about 10½ years. That will be served...

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