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Texas Officer's Killer Gets 40 Years

May 13, 2011  | 

Sergio Robles apologized to the family of the Pasadena (Texas) Police officer he killed in August 2009 in a Houston courtroom on Thursday where he pleaded guilty to murder in exchange for a 40-year sentence.

Robles, a diagnosed schizophrenic with a history of mental illness, fatally shot Officer Jesse Hamilton, 29, after the officer answered a mental health call from Robles' mother.

Amy Hamilton, the officer's widow and the mother of the couple's two young daughters, told Robles: "I hope your life is so miserable that you look forward to death."

Source: Houston Chronicle


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