SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — An Orange County man was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in state prison for killing his roommate in 2013.
Kwang Joy, 55, was found guilty in July of second-degree murder for the death of Maribel Ramos, an Iraq War veteran and Cal State Fullerton student.READ MORE: Nurses Get Into Physical Altercation, Temporarily Shutting Down Vaccination Clinic In Beaumont
Officials believe 36-year-old Ramos and Joy got into an argument May 2, 2013, after she told him he needed to move out of her home in Orange.
Ramos’ body was found in Modjeska Canyon off Santiago Canyon Road two weeks later.
During the search for the victim, Joy maintained his innocence and repeatedly talked about his love for Ramos, who he said was his best friend.READ MORE: 'A Little Las Vegas': West Hollywood Residents Say New Digital Billboard On Sunset Strip Lights Up Their Homes Around The Clock
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