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Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017. 6:50 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Last April, Osmar Sabido,30, was sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of his girlfriend, 21 year old Christie Carrasco.

However, today Sabido had his conviction reduced after his attorney, Leroy Banner appealed in the Belize Court of Appeal.

According to Banner, the trial judge did not account for the extreme case of provocation that led to Carrasco being killed.

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