Migrant arrested on murder charges, sentenced to 14 years in prison
YUMA — A migrant has been arrested by Yuma border agents. The Mexican national was convicted of first-degree murder after he illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico.
Jose Maria Cuevas Gonzalez, 74, was convicted of murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by an alien not lawfully present in the U.S. and sentenced to 14 years in prison.
He will be prosecuted for re-entry of a removed alien and faces additional time behind bars