PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who fatally stabbed another in Portales has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Police say 35-year-old Jesse Lujan stabbed Roy Courtney on West Fir Street in September.

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Courtney was taken to the hospital where he later died. Lujan was set to go on trial last week, but prosecutors reached a plea deal with him on second degree murder charges.