A man who killed a transgender woman in Baldwin Park was sentenced Friday to 26 years to life in state prison.
Stephen Justin Gonzales, 30, was found guilty Jan. 29 of first-degree murder in the slaying of Vanhxay Inthichack, 26, of Baldwin Park, who was found dead on Sept. 9, 2013, in the 13900 block of Francisquito Avenue.
The coroner’s office listed Inthichack’s cause of death as multiple injuries.
Along with the murder charge, jurors convicted the defendant of petty theft, but rejected a special circumstance allegation of murder during the commission of a robbery.
–City News Service
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