Albuquerque man accused in beating case sentenced

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The man who robbed, then helped beat a man to death, was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday.

Police say Nigel Johnson, Emilio Mirabal and Larry Vieux attacked 66-year-old Irvin Sanchez outside the 7-Eleven near San Mateo and Kathryn in 2016.

Witnesses saw the men rummaging through Sanchez’ pockets then left him to die.

Wednesday, Judge Christina Jaramillo handed down the sentence.

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