Feliciano Cruz convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison

34-year old Feliciano Cruz convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - 34-year old, Feliciano Cruz has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Cruz was accused of fatally shooting a young woman, Monica Ramos in July of last year.

The two were in a car, Ramos had been driving prosecutors say he got into an argument with his then 14-year-old, daughter, who was standing outside the vehicle.

The fight escalated and Cruz wound up pistol-whipping his daughter.

That somehow caused his gun to go off and strike Ramos who was in the driver's seat.

Cruz was convicted of felony murder, manslaughter, injury to a child and other charges.

He was sentenced to life in prison and he will have to serve at least 30 years before being eligible for parole.

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