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Arizona man receives 30-year sentence for murder, arson

Jan 6, 2023, 4:35 AM

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PHOENIX — A 35-year-old Arizona man was sentenced to 365 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and arson.

On April 17, 2020, Alberto Toddy of Chinle assaulted two people with a baseball bat on the Navajo Nation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona said in a press release.

The defendant set fire to the house of one of the victims, which resulted in the death of one of the attacked individuals who was unconscious, according to the release.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Navajo Division of Public Safety investigated the case, and U.S. District Court Judge Dominic Lanza handed down the sentence.

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Arizona man receives 30-year sentence for murder, arson