Maricopa Man Sentenced to Prison for Shooting Death

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – Brent Edwin Justin, 32, of Maricopa, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi to nearly 17 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. Justin previously pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder.

On March 1, 2020, Justin shot the victim multiple times on the Gila River Indian Community, resulting in the victim’s death. Justin is  an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community.

The Gila River Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation in this case. Raynette Logan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix, handled the prosecution.

Breaking News:  United States Attorney's Office District of Arizona June 2021 Immigration and Border Crimes Report

CASE NUMBER:            CR-20-00557-PHX-JJT


RELEASE NUMBER:    2021- 041_Justin


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