Man Sentenced In Killing Of Las Cruces Store Clerk

May 13, 2014


A man has been sentenced to 22½ years in prison in the shooting death of a Las Cruces smoke shop clerk during a 2012 robbery attempt.

The District Attorney's Office says Ernest Bloberg was sentenced Monday in state District Court on his guilty pleas to crimes that included second-degree murder.

Roy Santos was shot in his car in the robbery attempt.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.