Illegal immigrant sentenced to life in prison for murder of San Antonio man

An illegal immigrant who was convicted of killing and burning the body of a San Antonio man was sentenced to life in prison.

Ernesto Esquivel-Garcia was convicted in August for the murder of Jared Vargas, 20.

Vargas disappeared in 2018 after leaving his job at the Bowl and Barrel, a restaurant at the Rim at La Cantera, where he worked with Esquivel-Garcia.

At the time, investigators said the two men were involved in a drug deal in which Esquivel-Garcia killed Vargas.

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