Boaz man pleads guilty to 2016 manslaughter charge

Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 9:51 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2022 at 9:59 AM CST
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BOAZ, Ala. (WAFF) - According to Marshall County Assistant District Attorney Adam Gilbert, a man who was charged with manslaughter in connection to a 2016 murder pled guilty.

Edgar Almanza-Zarazua was charged with manslaughter after Gloria Palomec was murdered in Boaz. After Almanza-Zarazua was identified as a suspect, he fled the state.

Investigators say he was living illegally in the United States and fled to Mexico after the murder in 2016. Eventually he was found after committing another murder in Mexico.

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