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Fourth person in murder of transgender woman sentenced

Posted at 3:43 PM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-29 18:05:27-04

A man accused of killing a transgender woman in October 2017 has been sentenced to 46 years in prison.

Jace Montagne was convicted of murder and engaging in organized criminal activity last week.  He’s one of 4 people who was charged with the murder of Stephanie Montez.

Montez was found dead on CR 61 just outside of Robstown.  Montane was also given a 25-year sentence for the organized criminal activity charge.  Prosecutors has asked for a life sentence.


The sentences will run concurrently.

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