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Boise man gets 30 years in prison for killing girlfriend's ex

Posted at 11:35 AM, Jun 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-06 13:35:29-04

A Boise man was sentenced to life in prison with thirty years fixed Monday after being convicted of fatally shooting his girlfriend's ex-husband in an ambush.

The Idaho Statesman reports Joshua Alberts was convicted of second-degree murder for the February 2016 killing of Joshua Warren.

According to prosecutors, Alberts shot Warren at least twelve times in the face, neck and torso while Warren was unarmed.

Alberts was set to be sentenced in March, be he attempted suicide by overdosing on prescription drugs just before his sentencing date.

Prosecutors say Alberts had been hoarding drugs in jail.

(by Associated Press)