A Del Rio man was recently sentenced for the death of a man occurring in March 2019. Mario Martin Rivera-Vasquez, 23, whose home address at the time of the incident was listed at the 900 block of West Garza Street, was sentenced on Aug. 24 to 30 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility.

Rivera-Vasquez pleaded guilty to the first degree murder of Manuel Sanchez Jr., who was found severely beaten inside a vehicle parked at a tire shop located at 1412 Las Vacas Street, on March 23, 2019. Rivera-Vasquez was sentenced in the 63rd Judicial District Court presided by Judge Enrique “Henry” Fernandez.

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