Man gets 20 years in San Antonio carjacking

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One of five people accused of participating in a fatal San Antonio carjacking that went unsolved for years has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The hunt for suspects in the 2007 carjacking death of 24-year-old Vicente Alvarez Huerta ran cold until 2010.

The San Antonio Express-News reports 24-year-old Augustine Alvarez, who was 18 at the time of the carjacking, was sentenced Thursday after pleading no contest last month to a charge of aggravated robbery. Aaron Alaniz, the accused trigger man, was sentenced in January to life in prison.

Alaniz is the only person believed by authorities to have brought a gun to the robbery, but Alvarez and others were charged under Texas's rule of parties, which allows anyone who aided the crime to also be held accountable.

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