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Tony Olivarez found guilty of capital murder, sentenced to life without parole

The McLennan County District Attorney's Office confirmed the ruling.
Credit: McLennan County Sheriff's Office

WACO, Texas — A jury found Tony Olivarez guilty of capital murder Thursday afternoon, according to Executive Criminal McLennan County District Attorney Tom Needham. Olivarez was sentenced to life without parole, Needham said. 

According to police, Olivarez, 34, was involved in a shooting where two men were killed in an apartment at the intersection of 26th Street and Grim Avenue on May 12, 2014. 

Justin Gonzales, 24, and Ulyssess Gonzales, 30, were the victims of the apartment murders.  

Police said five hours before the double homicide, Olivarez and another suspect were involved in an altercation with a person in the 2300 block of Morrow Avenue, who was able to get away unharmed, according to police.  

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