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Alhambra man sentenced to life for wife's murder

An Alhambra resident and former teacher who pleaded guilty last year to the murder of his estranged wife was sentenced Thursday to life in state prison.

Alhambra Superior Court Judge Jared Moses sentenced Aaron Leonel Raigoza, 37, to a term of 19 years, plus a consecutive 50 years to life.

Raigoza pleaded guilty last August to the 2008 first-degree murder of his wife, Ana Maria Acosta, 32. At the time, the defendant was a teacher at the City of Angels School in Huntington Park, according to authorities. The couple were in the process of divorcing and in a child custody battle when Raigoza "personally and intentionally discharged the firearm that killed Acosta," according to court papers.

Raigoza tracked Acosta using a global positioning system device to her Monterey Park home, according to authorities. He then ambushed her as she sat in her car, shooting Acosta five times. Her car crashed into another car, and Raigoza fled. Authorities, after identifying him as a suspect, found him nearly a month later after in a motel in Yucca Valley, California.

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