Prosecutors to decide on death penalty for man accused of killing Valley state trooper
EDINBURG – Prosecutors have to decide if they will seek the death penalty for Victor Alejandro Godinez. He is the man accused of gunning down Department of Public Saferty Trooper Moises Sanchez in April.
Godinez was the alleged driver involved. According to authorities, he took off on foot and Sanchez went after him. Godinez then allegedly shot Sanchez.
Sanchez was hospitalized for more than four months before he died from surgery complications. Godinez is charged with capital murder of a peace officer.
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