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Man sentenced in 2009 killing in East L.A.

A 24-year-old man was sentenced Apr. 24, 2014, to state prison for a 2009 killing in East Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Ramiro Chavez was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the shooting death of Paolo Aldeveran Centeno.

In March, Chavez pleaded no contest to one count of voluntary manslaughter.

Centeno, 19, was shot and killed June 27, 2009, in the 5900 block of Northside Drive in East Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Centeno was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:33 a.m.

-- Maloy Moore

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