Life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend

Local News
February 07 2021 03:30 pm

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) – A Visalia man is starting a life sentence for the murder of his girlfriend.

Andres Ybarra was found guilty of the crime in September. He was sentenced on Monday inside Tulare County Superior Court.

According to Visalia Police, on July 1, 2016, the victim was found in bed at the couple’s home. An autopsy established that she had massive internal injuries, and there was evidence of strangulation, a black eye, and a broken nose. Ybarra told officers that she had overdosed on prescription medicine.

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Current California law means Ybarra must serve 15 years in prison before he is eligible for parole.

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