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Man sentenced after woman’s brutal 2012 death

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man who brutally killed a woman on the west side of Indianapolis in 2012 was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Edeer Avila pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of Bessey Martinez-Flores on Nov. 4, 2012. Police say he gouged her eyes out. When officers arrived, Avila was covered in blood.

Avila was given credit for about 2 1/2 years served in jail awaiting the sentencing.

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