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Woman Gets 50 Years To Life In 2005 Murder Of 17-Year-Old Boy

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ALHAMBRA (AP) — A Southern California woman has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for the gang-related mistaken identity shooting death of a teenager in 2005.

Los Angeles County prosecutors say 24-year-old Sarah Toledo, who was 17 at the time of the shooting, helped to kill 17-year-old Ryan Dasalla near Gabrielino High School in San Gabriel.

She was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy and was sentenced on Wednesday.

Investigators say Toledo helped 30-year-old Gabriel Guerrero and his brother Daniel Guerrero target Dasalla because the trio believed he had taken part in beating their younger brother the previous night.

Dasalla wasn’t involved in the beating.

The Guerrero brothers were gang members.

Gabriel Guerrero has been sentenced to 84 years in prison. Daniel Guerrero remains a fugitive.

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