Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Two Beers Cost Grocer 12 Years in Prison

The owner of a grocery store in Hatillo, San Jose, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the murder of a man who stole two beers from his store.

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The incident occurred in April 2012, when Junye Ge Yang, used his pistol to chase and shoot the thief in the stomach. Kevin Monge Monge, 29, died at the scene.

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Ge Yang, 36, is originally from China, but is a naturalized Costa Rican.

The sentence was handed down by the Tribunal Penal de Hatillo.

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