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Rochester man sentenced for deadly stabbing

Created: 01/22/2014 8:44 PM WHEC.com

A Rochester man has been sentenced in the stabbing death of his girlfriend's roommate.

The Monroe County District Attorney's office says a judge sentenced 44-year-old Antonio Ortiz Junior to 24 years to life behind bars.

Police say last April Ortiz went to his girlfriend's apartment on Seneca Manor Drive last April and stabbed 64-year-old William Fergus 46 times after stealing two flat screen TVs.
 
Prosecutors say Ortiz tried to claim he killed Fergus during a drug induced hallucination.

He was found guilty of second degree murder.

Prosecutors say Ortiz will begin serving his sentence immediately.
 



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