SANTA ANA – A 30-year-old Anaheim man pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Friday, Dec. 7 for the strangulation murder of an acquaintance in a Stanton motel room.
Michael Anthony Aparicio pleaded guilty to first-degree murder with prosecutors dropping a special circumstance allegation of robbery during a murder as part of the plea deal. Aparico would have faced life in prison without the possibility of parole if he had been convicted at trial of the special-circumstance murder.
Aparicio and a woman friend met the victim, 61-year-old Floyd Keith Taylor Jr. at a 7/Eleven store, and decided [READ MORE HERE]
Source: OC Register