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Alex Contreras sentenced to prison for Club Baloo parking lot murder

Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man is sentenced to almost thirty years in prison after pleading guilty to killing another man in a hit-and-run last year.

The 47th District Attorney's office says Alex Contreras pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for the death of Melvin Jeffries.

Last January, Contreras hit Jeffries and another man with his car in the Club Baloo parking lot.

Contreras was sentenced to 28 years in prison for murder and ten years for aggravated assault.

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