Gainesville man gets life term for killing pregnant ex-partner
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 10 years for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend.
Nelson Armas was sentenced Wednesday after jurors found him guilty of first-degree murder, auto theft and tampering with evidence.
Authorities say 23-year-old Hannah Brim went missing in January 2016. She was five months pregnant at the time.
After an extensive months-long search, her body was later found in a swampy area of Alachua County.
Armas had a history of domestic battery and was in the Alachua County Jail on a domestic battery charge unrelated to Brim's disappearance when he was indicted for her murder.
Armas chose not to testify in his trial.
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