Man sentenced to two life sentences for killing a mom and her daughter

KUSA - A man was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison for killing a mother and her daughter in 2016.

Angel Chavez was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder for the stabbing deaths of Maira Cordero, and her mother, Raquel Cordero. Maira was the mother of Chavez's two kids.

PREVIOUSSuspect in double homicide served time for child abuse

PREVIOUSMother, daughter killed in Montbello home

Raquel and Maira were found dead in a home om the 5500 block of North Revere Street in Montbello on July 22, 2016.

After a guilty verdict following a six-day-trial, Chavez was immediately sentenced to two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole.

At the time of the murders, Chavez was on parole for a 2008 child abuse conviction involving one of his children, and had a warrant out for his arrest for violating a protection order. 

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