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Tucson woman sentenced to 20 years after running woman over multiple times

Sep 29, 2023, 5:00 PM

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PHOENIX — A Tucson woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Friday, authorities reported.

Yvette Naomi Garcia, a 36-year-old woman enrolled member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, was accused of murdering a Pascua Yaqui woman by intentionally running her over multiple times with a vehicle.

The offense, which occurred on Dec. 26, 2021, happened on the Pascua Yaqui Indian Reservation in Tucson, according to authorities.

The FBI and Pascua Yaqui Police Department handled the investigation.

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Tucson woman sentenced to 20 years after running woman over multiple times